A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.43 (ml/mb) was reported 83 km SE of Boca de Yuma, Dominican Republic (52 miles) on Saturday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 29/07/17 / 2017-07-29 06:03:56 / July 29, 2017 @ 6:03 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 49 km (30 miles). The temblor was reported at 01:03:56 / 1:03 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -67.9686 West, latitude 17.9445 North, depth = 49 km. Id of earthquake: pr2017210006. Event ids that are associated: pr2017210006.
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 one, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days twenty and in the last 365 days one hundred and eighty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 83 km SE of Boca de Yuma, Dominican Republic. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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