A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.09 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 84 km NE of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic (52 miles). The temblor was picked up at 18:41:19 / 6:41 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: pr2019350037. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2019350037. Global time and date of event 16/12/19 / 2019-12-16 23:41:19 / December 16, 2019 @ 11:41 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 36 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, -67.8203° West, 19.1095° North, depth 36 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-one, in the last 10 days fifty-eight, in the past 30 days one hundred and nineteen and in the last 365 days nine hundred and twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported 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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