A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 99 km NE of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic (62 miles). The temblor was reported at 00:34:04 / 12:34 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -67.7094 West, latitude 19.1877 North, depth = 10 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us70009bji. Unique identifier: us70009bji. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 07/05/20 / 2020-05-07 05:34:04 / May 7, 2020 @ 5:34 am.
In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days fourty-six, in the past 30 days seventy-nine and in the last 365 days one thousand and fourty-nine 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. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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