A minor earthquake magnitude 2.99 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 88 km NE of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic (55 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 06:21:50 / 6:21 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -67.75 West, latitude 19.0856 North, depth = 10 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 02/02/20 / 2020-02-02 11:21:50 / February 2, 2020 @ 11:21 am. Event id: pr2020033036. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2020033036.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-three, in the last 10 days sixty-nine, in the past 30 days seventy-three and in the last 365 days one thousand and fourty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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