A minor earthquake magnitude 3.43 (ml/mb) strikes 85 km ENE of Miches, Dominican Republic (53 miles) on Wednesday. The 3.43-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:17:29 / 7:17 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: pr2017145004. Unique identifier: pr2017145004. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 40 km (25 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 25/05/17 / 2017-05-25 00:17:29 / May 25, 2017 @ 12:17 am UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude -68.3378° West, latitude 19.3581° North, depth = 40 km.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days twenty-one and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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