A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.88 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 79 km ENE of Miches, Dominican Republic (49 miles). Exact location of event, depth 9 km, -68.3918° West, 19.3453° North. The temblor was picked up at 17:23:02 / 5:23 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 9 km (6 miles). Event id: pr2018251019. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2018251019. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 08/09/18 / 2018-09-08 22:23:02 / September 8, 2018 @ 10:23 pm.
There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days two hundred and thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 79 km ENE of Miches, Dominican Republic. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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