A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.91 (ml/mb) was reported 83 km NE of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic (52 miles) on Thursday. Exact time and date of earthquake 26/12/19 / 2019-12-26 06:28:01 / December 26, 2019 @ 6:28 am UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: pr2019360005. Event ids that are associated: pr2019360005. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 39 km (24 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 01:28:01 / 1:28 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 39 km, -67.928° West, 19.1875° North.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days one hundred and thirteen, in the past 30 days one hundred and eighty-one and in the last 365 days nine hundred and eighty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city 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: 83 km NE of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic.
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