A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.85 (ml/mb) was reported 101 km NE of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic (63 miles) on Monday. The 2.85-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 20:08:03 / 8:08 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 17/12/19 / 2019-12-17 01:08:03 / December 17, 2019 @ 1:08 am UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: pr2019351012. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2019351012. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 34 km (21 miles). Exact location, longitude -67.7498° West, latitude 19.258° North, depth = 34 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-four, in the last 10 days sixty, in the past 30 days one hundred and eighteen and in the last 365 days eight hundred and eighty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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