A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was reported 87 km NE of Miches, Dominican Republic (54 miles) on Saturday. Exact location of event, longitude -68.3677 West, latitude 19.436 North, depth = 95 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 95 km (59 miles). The 3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 14:18:13 / 2:18 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 30/04/16 / 2016-04-30 19:18:13 / April 30, 2016 @ 7:18 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr16121002. Id of event: pr16121002.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days two hundred and eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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