A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.95 (ml/mb) was reported 80 km NE of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic (50 miles) on Saturday. All ids that are associated to the event: pr2019355011. Unique identifier: pr2019355011. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 21/12/19 / 2019-12-21 09:55:38 / December 21, 2019 @ 9:55 am. The temblor was picked up at 04:55:38 / 4:55 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -67.8705 West, latitude 19.1023 North, depth = 11 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 11 km (7 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days eighty-six, in the past 30 days one hundred and fifty-five and in the last 365 days nine hundred and seventy earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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