A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.81 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 100 km NNE of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic (62 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 32 km (20 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 2.81-magnitude earthquake was detected at 13:20:17 / 1:20 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 22/06/19 / 2019-06-22 18:20:17 / June 22, 2019 @ 6:20 pm. Exact location, longitude -67.9735° West, latitude 19.3898° North, depth = 32 km. Unique identifier: pr2019173012. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2019173012.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days thirty-one and in the last 365 days four hundred and thirty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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