A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes 109 km NE of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic (68 miles) on Wednesday. Global time and date of event 06/05/20 / 2020-05-06 21:49:25 / May 6, 2020 @ 9:49 pm UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us70009bef. Event ids that are associated: us70009bef. The temblor was detected at 16:49:25 / 4:49 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -67.7559 West, latitude 19.3505 North, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days fourty-five, in the past 30 days seventy-five and in the last 365 days one thousand and twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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