A minor earthquake magnitude 3.27 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 83 km NE of Miches, Dominican Republic (52 miles). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 9 km (6 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 22/01/18 / 2018-01-22 17:06:04 / January 22, 2018 @ 5:06 pm. Exact location of event, longitude -68.4323 West, latitude 19.4561 North, depth = 9 km. Unique identifier: pr2018022004. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2018022004. The 3.27-magnitude earthquake was detected at 12:06:04 / 12:06 pm (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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 NE of Miches, Dominican Republic. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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