A minor earthquake magnitude 3.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 121 km NE of Miches, Dominican Republic (75 miles). The 3.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 01:41:33 / 1:41 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -68.1676° West, latitude 19.7° North, depth = 74 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 05/01/16 / 2016-01-05 06:41:33 / January 5, 2016 @ 6:41 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 74 km (46 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: pr16005001. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr16005001.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days two hundred and twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 121 km NE of Miches, Dominican Republic. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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