A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.42 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 78 km SSE of Boca de Yuma, Dominican Republic (48 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 82 km (51 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 22/10/19 / 2019-10-22 11:58:44 / October 22, 2019 @ 11:58 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -68.3351 West, latitude 17.7176 North, depth = 82 km. Id of earthquake: pr2019295012. Event ids that are associated: pr2019295012. The temblor was reported at 06:58:44 / 6:58 am (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days two hundred and five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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