A minor earthquake magnitude 2.83 (ml/mb) strikes 75 km NNE of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic (47 miles) on Sunday. Id of earthquake: pr2019048010. Event ids that are associated: pr2019048010, us2000jj5h. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 17/02/19 / 2019-02-17 10:17:56 / February 17, 2019 @ 10:17 am. The 2.83-magnitude earthquake was detected at 05:17:56 / 5:17 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -67.8933° West, 19.5415° North, depth 70 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 70 km (43 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days fifteen, in the past 30 days ninety-seven and in the last 365 days four hundred and three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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