A minor earthquake magnitude 3.07 (ml/mb) strikes 113 km NNE of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic (70 miles) on Tuesday. Exact location, longitude -68.0501° West, latitude 19.5525° North, depth = 66 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 12/06/19 / 2019-06-12 04:12:18 / June 12, 2019 @ 4:12 am. The temblor was picked up at 23:12:18 / 11:12 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: pr2019163001. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2019163001. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 66 km (41 miles) below the earth’s surface.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days thirteen, in the past 30 days twenty-four and in the last 365 days four hundred and nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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