A minor earthquake magnitude 3.33 (ml/mb) strikes 82 km ENE of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic (51 miles) on Friday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 19 km (12 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 27/12/19 / 2019-12-27 16:06:09 / December 27, 2019 @ 4:06 pm. The temblor was picked up at 11:06:09 / 11:06 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -67.7421 West, latitude 18.9765 North, depth = 19 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2019361013. Id of event: pr2019361013.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been eleven, in the last 10 days ninety, in the past 30 days one hundred and ninety-seven and in the last 365 days one thousand and twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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