A minor earthquake magnitude 2.82 (ml/mb) strikes 85 km NNE of Miches, Dominican Republic (53 miles) on Saturday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2017189013. Id of event: pr2017189013. The temblor was reported at 08:20:16 / 8:20 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -68.6728° West, 19.669° North, depth 24 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 24 km (15 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 08/07/17 / 2017-07-08 13:20:16 / July 8, 2017 @ 1:20 pm.
Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days seventy-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 85 km NNE of Miches, Dominican Republic. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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