A minor earthquake magnitude 2.95 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 72 kilometers (45 miles) from Punta Cana in Dominican Republic. The 2.95-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 19:06:49 / 7:06 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: pr2020033013. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2020033013. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 02/02/20 / 2020-02-02 00:06:49 / February 2, 2020 @ 12:06 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -68.316 West, latitude 19.2345 North, depth = 7 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 7 km (4 miles).
Event epicenter was 73 km (45 miles) from Punta Cana (c. 100 000 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Otra Banda (c. 6 100 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Otra Banda, Punta Cana (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-six, in the last 10 days fifty-nine, in the past 30 days sixty-one and in the last 365 days seven hundred and fifty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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