A minor earthquake magnitude 2.93 (ml/mb) strikes 90 km NE of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic (56 miles) on Monday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 50 km (31 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -67.7683 West, latitude 19.1353 North, depth = 50 km. Event id: pr2018352012. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2018352012. The 2.93-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:53:55 / 11:53 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 18/12/18 / 2018-12-18 04:53:55 / December 18, 2018 @ 4:53 am.
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days thirteen, in the past 30 days fourty-three and in the last 365 days four hundred and seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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