A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.43 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 117 km NNE of Miches, Dominican Republic (73 miles). Id of earthquake: pr2017322003. Event ids that are associated: pr2017322003. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 75 km (47 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 3.43-magnitude earthquake was detected at 09:26:50 / 9:26 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 18/11/17 / 2017-11-18 14:26:50 / November 18, 2017 @ 2:26 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -68.4543 West, latitude 19.8785 North, depth = 75 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days sixty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 117 km NNE of Miches, Dominican Republic.
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