A minor earthquake magnitude 2.89 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 82 km NE of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic (51 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 12/08/19 / 2019-08-12 13:13:26 / August 12, 2019 @ 1:13 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 26 km (16 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: pr2019224011. Unique identifier: pr2019224011. The 2.89-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:13:26 / 8:13 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 26 km, -67.8681° West, 19.1265° North.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days twenty-three and in the last 365 days four hundred and eighty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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