A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.05 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 93 km NNE of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic (58 miles). Event id: pr2018340008. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2018340008. Exact location of earthquake, -68.0073° West, 19.3405° North, depth 48 km. The temblor was picked up at 18:55:18 / 6:55 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 06/12/18 / 2018-12-06 23:55:18 / December 6, 2018 @ 11:55 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 48 km (30 miles).
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days thirteen, in the past 30 days thirty-eight and in the last 365 days three hundred and thirty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 93 km NNE of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic.
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