A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.17 (ml/mb) was reported 99 km NNE of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic (62 miles) on Tuesday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 85 km (53 miles). Global time and date of event 18/06/19 / 2019-06-18 18:07:30 / June 18, 2019 @ 6:07 pm UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2019169011. Id of event: pr2019169011. Exact location of event, longitude -68.1605 West, latitude 19.4501 North, depth = 85 km. The temblor was picked up at 13:07:30 / 1:07 pm (local time epicenter).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. 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 sixteen, in the past 30 days twenty-seven and in the last 365 days four hundred and eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 99 km NNE of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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