A minor earthquake magnitude 3.12 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 89 km ENE of Miches, Dominican Republic (55 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -68.3118° West, 19.3951° North, depth 37 km. Event id: pr2018263011. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2018263011. The 3.12-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:02:50 / 10:02 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 37 km (23 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 20/09/18 / 2018-09-20 15:02:50 / September 20, 2018 @ 3:02 pm UTC/GMT.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days twenty-two, in the past 30 days thirty-one and in the last 365 days two hundred and twenty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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