A minor earthquake magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 97 km NE of Miches, Dominican Republic (60 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 16/12/18 / 2018-12-16 16:52:37 / December 16, 2018 @ 4:52 pm. Id of earthquake: pr2018350031. Event ids that are associated: pr2018350031. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 39 km (24 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 11:52:37 / 11:52 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -68.321 West, latitude 19.5306 North, depth = 39 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days thirty-five and in the last 365 days two hundred and sixty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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