A minor earthquake magnitude 2.88 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 80 km NE of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic (50 miles). Exact location of event, depth 33 km, -67.8395° West, 19.073° North. All ids that are associated to the event: pr2019351064. Unique identifier: pr2019351064. The epicenter was at a depth of 33 km (21 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 17/12/19 / 2019-12-17 12:46:36 / December 17, 2019 @ 12:46 pm. The 2.88-magnitude earthquake was detected at 07:46:36 / 7:46 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-nine, in the last 10 days seventy-seven, in the past 30 days one hundred and fourty-one and in the last 365 days nine hundred and fifty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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