A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes 109 km NNE of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic (68 miles) on Saturday. Exact location, longitude -68.001° West, latitude 19.4903° North, depth = 29 km. The temblor was reported at 18:07:29 / 6:07 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 14/09/19 / 2019-09-14 23:07:29 / September 14, 2019 @ 11:07 pm UTC/GMT. Event id: pr2019257011. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2019257011. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 29 km (18 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days three hundred and ninety-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 109 km NNE of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic.
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