A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.25 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 106 km NNE of Miches, Dominican Republic (66 miles). Exact location, longitude -68.5363° West, latitude 19.8135° North, depth = 97 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2017181002. Id of event: pr2017181002. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 30/06/17 / 2017-06-30 02:29:31 / June 30, 2017 @ 2:29 am. The temblor was picked up at 21:29:31 / 9:29 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 97 km (60 miles).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days sixty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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