A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.78 (ml/mb) was reported 127 km NE of Miches, Dominican Republic (79 miles) on Sunday. Unique identifier: pr2020215011. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2020215011. Exact location of event, depth 8 km, -68.3453° West, 19.9285° North. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 8 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 13:20:17 / 1:20 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 02/08/20 / 2020-08-02 13:20:17 / August 2, 2020 @ 1:20 pm.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days two hundred and twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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