A minor earthquake magnitude 3.57 (ml/mb) strikes 107 km NE of Miches, Dominican Republic (66 miles) on Friday. The temblor was picked up at 16:05:25 / 4:05 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -68.2973 West, latitude 19.6396 North, depth = 18 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 04/08/17 / 2017-08-04 21:05:25 / August 4, 2017 @ 9:05 pm UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: pr2017216006. Event ids that are associated: pr2017216006. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 18 km (11 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days ninety-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred 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: 107 km NE of Miches, Dominican Republic. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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