A minor earthquake magnitude 2.93 (ml/mb) strikes 106 km NE of Miches, Dominican Republic (66 miles) on Friday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 11 km (7 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 09/11/18 / 2018-11-09 22:22:52 / November 9, 2018 @ 10:22 pm. The temblor was detected at 17:22:52 / 5:22 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -68.3568° West, latitude 19.6883° North, depth = 11 km. All ids that are associated to the event: pr2018313013. Unique identifier: pr2018313013.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days two hundred and five 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. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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