A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.07 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 82 km NE of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic (51 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: pr2020036033. Unique identifier: pr2020036033. The temblor was detected at 10:02:54 / 10:02 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 19 km (12 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 05/02/20 / 2020-02-05 15:02:54 / February 5, 2020 @ 3:02 pm. Exact location of event, longitude -67.8888 West, latitude 19.1475 North, depth = 19 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days eighty-two, in the past 30 days eighty-six and in the last 365 days one thousand and thirty 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. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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