A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) was reported 81 km ENE of Miches, Dominican Republic (50 miles) on Sunday. The temblor was picked up at 16:03:56 / 4:03 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 15/05/16 / 2016-05-15 21:03:56 / May 15, 2016 @ 9:03 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 70 km (43 miles). Id of earthquake: pr16136011. Event ids that are associated: pr16136011. Exact location of earthquake, -68.3703° West, 19.3455° North, depth 70 km.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes 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 two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days two hundred and thirty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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