A minor earthquake magnitude 2.93 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 94 km NE of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic (58 miles). The 2.93-magnitude earthquake was detected at 05:55:11 / 5:55 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -67.8086 West, latitude 19.2145 North, depth = 41 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 17/12/19 / 2019-12-17 10:55:11 / December 17, 2019 @ 10:55 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 41 km (25 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2019351057. Id of event: pr2019351057.
Each 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. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-seven, in the last 10 days seventy-three, in the past 30 days one hundred and thirty-two and in the last 365 days nine hundred and eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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