A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.91 (ml/mb) was reported 81 km NE of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic (50 miles) on Thursday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 24 km (15 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -67.8091 West, latitude 19.0475 North, depth = 24 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 19/12/19 / 2019-12-19 14:12:29 / December 19, 2019 @ 2:12 pm. The temblor was reported at 09:12:29 / 9:12 am (local time epicenter). Event id: pr2019353017. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2019353017.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days eighty-seven, in the past 30 days one hundred and fifty-two and in the last 365 days nine hundred and sixty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 81 km NE of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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