A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 107 km NE of Santa Barbara de Samana, Dominican Republic (66 miles). Unique identifier: pr16138003. Ids that are associated to the event: pr16138003. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 27 km (17 miles). The 3.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 02:12:26 / 2:12 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 17/05/16 / 2016-05-17 07:12:26 / May 17, 2016 @ 7:12 am. Exact location of event, depth 27 km, -68.6315° West, 19.9043° North.
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 fifty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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