A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 94 km NE of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic (58 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 32 km (20 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: pr2019351052. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2019351052. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -67.7678 West, latitude 19.1831 North, depth = 32 km. The temblor was reported at 05:06:30 / 5:06 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 17/12/19 / 2019-12-17 10:06:30 / December 17, 2019 @ 10:06 am UTC/GMT.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-six, in the last 10 days seventy-two, in the past 30 days one hundred and thirty-two and in the last 365 days nine hundred and sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 94 km NE of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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