A minor earthquake magnitude 3.03 (ml/mb) strikes 137 km SSE of Boca de Yuma, Dominican Republic (85 miles) on Monday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 51 km (32 miles). The 3.03-magnitude earthquake was detected at 23:21:35 / 11:21 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 12/02/19 / 2019-02-12 04:21:35 / February 12, 2019 @ 4:21 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -68.2581 West, latitude 17.1821 North, depth = 51 km. Event id: pr2019043001. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2019043001.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 137 km SSE of Boca de Yuma, Dominican Republic.
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