A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 65 kilometers (40 miles) from Miches in Dominican Republic. Id of earthquake: pr17093011. Event ids that are associated: pr17093011. Global time and date of event 03/04/17 / 2017-04-03 21:18:59 / April 3, 2017 @ 9:18 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 87 km, -68.8041° West, 19.5235° North. The 3.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 16:18:59 / 4:18 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 87 km (54 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Close country/countries, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Las Terrenas, Sabana de La Mar, Samaná (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 80 km (50 miles) from Sabana de La Mar (c. 14 000 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Samaná (c. 11 400 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from Miches (c. 9 300 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Las Terrenas (c. 7 700 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days seventy-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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