A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) strikes 81 km SE of Boca de Yuma, Dominican Republic (50 miles) on Saturday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 28/01/17 / 2017-01-28 09:16:40 / January 28, 2017 @ 9:16 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 38 km (24 miles). The 3.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 04:16:40 / 4:16 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: pr17028002. Unique identifier: pr17028002. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -67.9907 West, latitude 17.9428 North, depth = 38 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days twenty and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 81 km SE of Boca de Yuma, Dominican Republic. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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