A minor earthquake magnitude 2.94 (ml/mb) strikes 77 km SSE of Boca de Yuma, Dominican Republic (48 miles) on Tuesday. Event id: pr2019274039. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2019274039. Exact location, longitude -68.3488° West, latitude 17.7256° North, depth = 72 km. Global time and date of event 01/10/19 / 2019-10-01 17:23:40 / October 1, 2019 @ 5:23 pm UTC/GMT. The 2.94-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 12:23:40 / 12:23 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 72 km (45 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days two hundred and sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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