A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.93 (ml/mb) was reported 107 km NNE of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic (66 miles) on Saturday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 18/11/18 / 2018-11-18 04:24:42 / November 18, 2018 @ 4:24 am. The temblor was detected at 23:24:42 / 11:24 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -68.0403 West, latitude 19.4898 North, depth = 77 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 77 km (48 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: pr2018322005. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2018322005.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days twenty-three and in the last 365 days two hundred and eighty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 107 km NNE of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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