A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) strikes 86 km NE of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic (53 miles) on Wednesday. Exact location of event, depth 24 km, -67.7185° West, 19.0183° North. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 11/12/19 / 2019-12-11 11:45:56 / December 11, 2019 @ 11:45 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2019345005. Id of event: pr2019345005. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 24 km (15 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 06:45:56 / 6:45 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days thirty-one, in the past 30 days ninety and in the last 365 days eight hundred and eighty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 86 km NE of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic.
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