A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.14 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 82 km NE of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic (51 miles). Exact location, longitude -67.9035° West, latitude 19.149° North, depth = 95 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 95 km (59 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: pr2019223004. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2019223004. The temblor was detected at 07:51:22 / 7:51 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 11/08/19 / 2019-08-11 12:51:22 / August 11, 2019 @ 12:51 pm.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days twenty-two and in the last 365 days four hundred and eighty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. 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: 82 km NE of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic.
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