A minor earthquake magnitude 3.23 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 85 km NE of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic (53 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 25/12/19 / 2019-12-25 00:43:52 / December 25, 2019 @ 12:43 am. The 3.23-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:43:52 / 7:43 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 51 km, -67.8995° West, 19.1898° North. All ids that are associated to the event: pr2019359000. Unique identifier: pr2019359000. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 51 km (32 miles) below the earth’s surface.
In the past 24 hours, there have been ten, in the last 10 days one hundred and sixteen, in the past 30 days one hundred and eighty-one and in the last 365 days nine hundred and ninety-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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