A minor earthquake magnitude 2.98 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 91 km NE of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic (57 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -67.7228 West, latitude 19.0898 North, depth = 50 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2019363195. Id of event: pr2019363195. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 29/12/19 / 2019-12-29 22:19:43 / December 29, 2019 @ 10:19 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 50 km (31 miles). The temblor was detected at 17:19:43 / 5:19 pm (local time epicenter).
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days eighty-two, in the past 30 days one hundred and ninety-five and in the last 365 days one thousand and fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 91 km NE of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic.
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