A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes 78 km NE of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic (48 miles) on Thursday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, -67.7989° West, 18.9961° North, depth 10 km. The temblor was detected at 20:18:16 / 8:18 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 07/02/20 / 2020-02-07 01:18:16 / February 7, 2020 @ 1:18 am UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us70007kkt. Event ids that are associated: us70007kkt.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days eighty-three, in the past 30 days eighty-nine and in the last 365 days one thousand and thirty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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