A minor earthquake magnitude 2.82 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 82 km NE of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic (51 miles). Exact location of event, depth 19 km, -67.8411° West, 19.0993° North. The temblor was picked up at 06:35:04 / 6:35 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 20/12/19 / 2019-12-20 11:35:04 / December 20, 2019 @ 11:35 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 19 km (12 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: pr2019354020. Event ids that are associated: pr2019354020.
In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days eighty-five, in the past 30 days one hundred and fifty-four and in the last 365 days nine hundred and sixty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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