A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.17 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 84 km NE of Miches, Dominican Republic (52 miles). Event id: pr2018295016. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2018295016. Exact location of earthquake, -68.5901° West, 19.6066° North, depth 16 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 16 km (10 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 3.17-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 18:58:10 / 6:58 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 22/10/18 / 2018-10-22 23:58:10 / October 22, 2018 @ 11:58 pm UTC/GMT.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days thirty and in the last 365 days one hundred and ninety-one 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. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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