A minor earthquake magnitude 3.23 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 89 km NE of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic (55 miles). Exact location, longitude -67.7396° West, latitude 19.0848° North, depth = 11 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 17/12/19 / 2019-12-17 16:37:21 / December 17, 2019 @ 4:37 pm. Event id: pr2019351032. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2019351032. The temblor was detected at 11:37:21 / 11:37 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 11 km (7 miles).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-nine, in the last 10 days sixty-seven, in the past 30 days one hundred and twenty-nine and in the last 365 days nine hundred and twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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