A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.95 (ml/mb) was reported 104 km NE of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic (65 miles) on Tuesday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -67.7515 West, latitude 19.2958 North, depth = 44 km. The 2.95-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 05:10:03 / 5:10 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 44 km (27 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: pr2019351053. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2019351053. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 17/12/19 / 2019-12-17 10:10:03 / December 17, 2019 @ 10:10 am.
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-six, in the last 10 days seventy-one, in the past 30 days one hundred and thirty and in the last 365 days eight hundred and eighty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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