A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 81 km NE of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic (50 miles). The 3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:35:48 / 10:35 am (local time epicenter). Event id: pr2020171013. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2020171013. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 48 km (30 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, -67.8015° West, 19.0365° North, depth 48 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 19/06/20 / 2020-06-19 10:35:48 / June 19, 2020 @ 10:35 am.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days twenty-six, in the past 30 days fifty-nine and in the last 365 days one thousand, one hundred and twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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