A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was reported 89 km NE of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic (55 miles) on Sunday. Exact time and date of earthquake 17/02/20 / 2020-02-17 01:51:46 / February 17, 2020 @ 1:51 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 20:51:46 / 8:51 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us70007rkt. Ids that are associated to the event: us70007rkt. Exact location of event, longitude -67.7601 West, latitude 19.1112 North, depth = 10 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days seventeen, in the past 30 days one hundred and five and in the last 365 days one thousand and twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 89 km NE of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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