A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.85 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 92 km NE of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic (57 miles). The temblor was picked up at 23:01:03 / 11:01 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 21/12/19 / 2019-12-21 04:01:03 / December 21, 2019 @ 4:01 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 31 km (19 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -67.8646° West, latitude 19.2435° North, depth = 31 km. Event id: pr2019355008. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2019355008.
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days eighty-six, in the past 30 days one hundred and fifty-three and in the last 365 days nine hundred and thirty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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