A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.92 (ml/mb) was reported 90 km NE of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic (56 miles) on Sunday. The temblor was detected at 19:53:25 / 7:53 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 26 km, -67.7926° West, 19.1543° North. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 26 km (16 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 23/12/19 / 2019-12-23 00:53:25 / December 23, 2019 @ 12:53 am. Event id: pr2019357001. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2019357001.
In the past 24 hours, there have been fourteen, in the last 10 days one hundred and three, in the past 30 days one hundred and sixty-six and in the last 365 days nine hundred and seventy earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 90 km NE of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic.
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