A minor earthquake magnitude 3.02 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, Dominican Republic region (0 miles). Unique identifier: pr2017210007. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2017210007. The temblor was reported at 04:39:42 / 4:39 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 53 km (33 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 29/07/17 / 2017-07-29 04:39:42 / July 29, 2017 @ 4:39 am. Exact location of event, longitude -68.6281 West, latitude 17.656 North, depth = 53 km.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days twenty-one and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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