A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.48 (ml/mb) was reported 84 km NE of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic (52 miles) on Saturday. Exact location, longitude -67.8263° West, latitude 19.1148° North, depth = 30 km. All ids that are associated to the event: pr2019356016. Unique identifier: pr2019356016. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 30 km (19 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 23:00:44 / 11:00 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 22/12/19 / 2019-12-22 04:00:44 / December 22, 2019 @ 4:00 am.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been seventeen, in the last 10 days ninety-nine, in the past 30 days one hundred and sixty-seven and in the last 365 days nine hundred and seventy-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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