A minor earthquake magnitude 3.01 (ml/mb) strikes 96 km NE of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic (60 miles) on Monday. Id of earthquake: pr2019351014. Event ids that are associated: pr2019351014. Exact time and date of earthquake 17/12/19 / 2019-12-17 01:12:27 / December 17, 2019 @ 1:12 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 29 km (18 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 3.01-magnitude earthquake was detected at 20:12:27 / 8:12 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -67.7375° West, 19.184° North, depth 29 km.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-five, in the last 10 days sixty, in the past 30 days one hundred and twenty and in the last 365 days nine hundred and one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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