A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 80 km ENE of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic (50 miles). Event id: pr16010010. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr16010010. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 24 km (15 miles). Exact location, longitude -67.7462° West, latitude 18.954° North, depth = 24 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 10/01/16 / 2016-01-10 21:25:08 / January 10, 2016 @ 9:25 pm. The temblor was reported at 16:25:08 / 4:25 pm (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days seventeen and in the last 365 days three hundred and fourty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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