A minor earthquake magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 81 kilometers (50 miles) from Miches in Dominican Republic. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr16095005. Id of event: pr16095005. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 04/04/16 / 2016-04-04 14:02:28 / April 4, 2016 @ 2:02 pm. The temblor was detected at 09:02:28 / 9:02 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 92 km (57 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -68.3943° West, 19.3861° North, depth 92 km.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Miches (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 82 km (51 miles) from Miches (c. 9 300 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days two hundred and twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 81 km ENE of Miches, Dominican Republic.
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