A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.86 (ml/mb) was reported 78 km NE of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic (48 miles) on Thursday. Exact time and date of earthquake 19/12/19 / 2019-12-19 05:40:04 / December 19, 2019 @ 5:40 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 00:40:04 / 12:40 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2019353010. Id of event: pr2019353010. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 13 km (8 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -67.8993° West, latitude 19.1088° North, depth = 13 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days eighty-five, in the past 30 days one hundred and fifty-one and in the last 365 days nine hundred and fifty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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