A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.87 (ml/mb) was reported 105 km NNE of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic (65 miles) on Monday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 83 km (52 miles). The 2.87-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:48:23 / 7:48 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 83 km, -67.9703° West, 19.4455° North. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2019085001. Id of event: pr2019085001. Exact time and date of earthquake 26/03/19 / 2019-03-26 00:48:23 / March 26, 2019 @ 12:48 am UTC/GMT.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days twenty-seven and in the last 365 days four hundred and thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city 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: 105 km NNE of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic.
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