A minor earthquake magnitude 2.97 (ml/mb) strikes 78 km NE of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic (48 miles) on Friday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 20/12/19 / 2019-12-20 21:15:51 / December 20, 2019 @ 9:15 pm. The temblor was detected at 16:15:51 / 4:15 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 24 km (15 miles). Id of earthquake: pr2019354023. Event ids that are associated: pr2019354023. Exact location of event, depth 24 km, -67.8596° West, 19.0711° North.
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-eight, in the past 30 days one hundred and fifty-seven and in the last 365 days nine hundred and seventy-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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