A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) strikes 111 km NE of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic (69 miles) on Thursday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 19/12/19 / 2019-12-19 18:40:08 / December 19, 2019 @ 6:40 pm. Exact location of event, longitude -67.7201 West, latitude 19.3511 North, depth = 36 km. The temblor was picked up at 13:40:08 / 1:40 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: pr2019353020. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2019353020. The epicenter was at a depth of 36 km (22 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days eighty-four, in the past 30 days one hundred and fourty-five and in the last 365 days eight hundred and ninety-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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