A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.04 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 74 kilometers (46 miles) from Punta Cana in Dominican Republic. Event id: pr2019350016. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2019350016. Global time and date of event 16/12/19 / 2019-12-16 20:29:33 / December 16, 2019 @ 8:29 pm UTC/GMT. The 3.04-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 15:29:33 / 3:29 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -67.8226° West, 18.9615° North, depth 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Punta Cana (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 74 km (46 miles) from Punta Cana (c. 100 000 pop). Close country/countries, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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 six, in the last 10 days fourty-four, in the past 30 days one hundred and nine and in the last 365 days nine hundred and thirty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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