A minor earthquake magnitude 3.05 (ml/mb) strikes 99 km NE of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic (62 miles) on Wednesday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 12/12/18 / 2018-12-12 20:26:41 / December 12, 2018 @ 8:26 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -67.7741 West, latitude 19.2548 North, depth = 39 km. Unique identifier: pr2018346005. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2018346005. The epicenter was at a depth of 39 km (24 miles). The temblor was detected at 15:26:41 / 3:26 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days fifteen, in the past 30 days fourty-two and in the last 365 days three hundred and fifty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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