A minor earthquake magnitude 3.16 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 96 km NE of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic (60 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 29/12/19 / 2019-12-29 11:21:54 / December 29, 2019 @ 11:21 am. Id of earthquake: pr2019363157. Event ids that are associated: pr2019363157. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -67.7888 West, latitude 19.2285 North, depth = 32 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 32 km (20 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 3.16-magnitude earthquake was detected at 06:21:54 / 6:21 am (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. 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-seven and in the last 365 days nine hundred and ninety-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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