A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 79 km NE of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic (49 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 28/06/20 / 2020-06-28 08:57:32 / June 28, 2020 @ 8:57 am. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:57:32 / 8:57 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -67.868 West, latitude 19.0845 North, depth = 10 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us7000adki. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000adki.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days sixty-one and in the last 365 days one thousand, one hundred and eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 79 km NE of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic.
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