A minor earthquake magnitude 3.38 (ml/mb) strikes 109 km NNE of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic (68 miles) on Thursday. Id of earthquake: pr2019360008. Event ids that are associated: pr2019360008. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 62 km (39 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 26/12/19 / 2019-12-26 08:28:40 / December 26, 2019 @ 8:28 am. Exact location, longitude -67.8836° West, latitude 19.4386° North, depth = 62 km. The 3.38-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 03:28:40 / 3:28 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days one hundred and thirteen, in the past 30 days one hundred and seventy-eight and in the last 365 days nine hundred and thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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