A minor earthquake magnitude 3.04 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 83 km SE of Boca de Yuma, Dominican Republic (52 miles). The epicenter was at a depth of 76 km (47 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -68.0556 West, latitude 17.8413 North, depth = 76 km. The 3.04-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 04:41:22 / 4:41 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2018267006. Id of event: pr2018267006. Global time and date of event 24/09/18 / 2018-09-24 09:41:22 / September 24, 2018 @ 9:41 am UTC/GMT.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days seventeen and in the last 365 days two hundred and twenty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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