A minor earthquake magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 79 kilometers (49 miles) from Miches in Dominican Republic. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 28 km (17 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 12/01/16 / 2016-01-12 10:44:19 / January 12, 2016 @ 10:44 am. Unique identifier: pr16012006. Ids that are associated to the event: pr16012006. The temblor was picked up at 05:44:19 / 5:44 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -68.4005 West, latitude 19.3565 North, depth = 28 km.
Close country/countries, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Miches. Epicenter of the earthquake was 80 km (49 miles) from Miches (c. 9 300 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days two hundred and fifty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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