A minor earthquake magnitude 3.22 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 102 km NE of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic (63 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -67.7001 West, latitude 19.2246 North, depth = 34 km. The temblor was detected at 04:54:44 / 4:54 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: pr2019351075. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2019351075. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 34 km (21 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 17/12/19 / 2019-12-17 09:54:44 / December 17, 2019 @ 9:54 am.
In the past 24 hours, there have been fourty-four, in the last 10 days seventy-nine, in the past 30 days one hundred and fourty and in the last 365 days nine hundred and eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 102 km NE of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic.
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