A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.22 (ml/mb) was reported 85 km NE of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic (53 miles) on Monday. Exact location, longitude -67.8593° West, latitude 19.158° North, depth = 10 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2019350021. Id of event: pr2019350021. Exact time and date of earthquake 16/12/19 / 2019-12-16 23:49:11 / December 16, 2019 @ 11:49 pm UTC/GMT. The 3.22-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 18:49:11 / 6:49 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been fourteen, in the last 10 days fifty-two, in the past 30 days one hundred and eleven 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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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 85 km NE of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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