A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.01 (ml/mb) was reported 115 km NNE of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic (71 miles) on Saturday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 03/08/19 / 2019-08-03 22:58:35 / August 3, 2019 @ 10:58 pm. Event id: pr2019215016. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2019215016. The 3.01-magnitude earthquake was detected at 17:58:35 / 5:58 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -67.9333 West, latitude 19.5263 North, depth = 18 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 18 km (11 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days four hundred and one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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