A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 87 km NE of Miches, Dominican Republic (54 miles). Exact location of event, depth 35 km, -68.5146° West, 19.5876° North. Unique identifier: pr16009004. Ids that are associated to the event: pr16009004. The epicenter was at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). The temblor was picked up at 03:05:19 / 3:05 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 09/01/16 / 2016-01-09 08:05:19 / January 9, 2016 @ 8:05 am.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days two hundred and nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 87 km NE of Miches, Dominican Republic. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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