A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.56 (ml/mb) was reported 130 km SSE of Boca de Yuma, Dominican Republic (81 miles) on Thursday. Id of earthquake: pr2019361003. Event ids that are associated: pr2019361003. Exact location of event, depth 44 km, -68.3018° West, 17.2348° North. The temblor was detected at 22:32:14 / 10:32 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 44 km (27 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 27/12/19 / 2019-12-27 03:32:14 / December 27, 2019 @ 3:32 am UTC/GMT.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days eighty-eight 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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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 130 km SSE of Boca de Yuma, Dominican Republic. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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