A minor earthquake magnitude 3.09 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 100 km SSE of Boca de Yuma, Dominican Republic (62 miles). Unique identifier: pr2018103002. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2018103002. The 3.09-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:56:37 / 3:56 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 13/04/18 / 2018-04-13 08:56:37 / April 13, 2018 @ 8:56 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 98 km (61 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, -68.3203° West, 17.5171° North, depth 98 km.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days twenty-three and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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