A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 120 km SSE of Boca de Yuma, Dominican Republic (75 miles). Global time and date of event 03/02/21 / 2021-02-03 07:02:02 / February 3, 2021 @ 7:02 am UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude -68.145° West, latitude 17.384° North, depth = 48 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2021034002. Id of event: pr2021034002. The temblor was detected at 07:02:02 / 7:02 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 48 km (30 miles).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days seventy-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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