A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.93 (ml/mb) was reported 94 km NE of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic (58 miles) on Sunday. The 2.93-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 01:34:18 / 1:34 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 23/02/20 / 2020-02-23 06:34:18 / February 23, 2020 @ 6:34 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 9 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -67.8991° West, latitude 19.291° North, depth = 9 km. Unique identifier: pr2020054010. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2020054010.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days thirteen, in the past 30 days one hundred and nine and in the last 365 days nine hundred and ninety-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 94 km NE of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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