A minor earthquake magnitude 2.97 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, Dominican Republic region (0 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 51 km (32 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -68.385 West, latitude 17.4486 North, depth = 51 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2018339009. Id of event: pr2018339009. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 05/12/18 / 2018-12-05 23:07:08 / December 5, 2018 @ 11:07 pm. The temblor was picked up at 23:07:08 / 11:07 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days twenty-nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and ninety-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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: Dominican Republic region.
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