A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) was reported 119 km NE of Miches, Dominican Republic (74 miles) on Tuesday. Exact location, longitude -68.344° West, latitude 19.8298° North, depth = 16 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 28/11/17 / 2017-11-28 08:54:12 / November 28, 2017 @ 8:54 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 16 km (10 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 3.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 03:54:12 / 3:54 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: pr2017332001. Event ids that are associated: pr2017332001.
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 seven, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days eighty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 119 km NE of Miches, Dominican Republic. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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