A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.05 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 91 km NE of Miches, Dominican Republic (57 miles). Exact location, longitude -68.3568° West, latitude 19.4936° North, depth = 29 km. The temblor was detected at 00:48:38 / 12:48 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 12/09/18 / 2018-09-12 05:48:38 / September 12, 2018 @ 5:48 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 29 km (18 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: pr2018255009. Unique identifier: pr2018255009.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days twenty-two and in the last 365 days one hundred and ninety-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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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. 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: 91 km NE of Miches, Dominican Republic.
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