A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) was reported 109 km NE of Miches, Dominican Republic (68 miles) on Saturday. Event id: pr16150000. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr16150000. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -68.235 West, latitude 19.6033 North, depth = 57 km. The 3.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:31:19 / 7:31 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 29/05/16 / 2016-05-29 00:31:19 / May 29, 2016 @ 12:31 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 57 km (35 miles) below the earth’s surface.
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 three, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and ninety-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 109 km NE of Miches, Dominican Republic.
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