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Light earthquake 4.4 mag, 9 km WNW of La Romana, Dominican Republic

Earthquake location 18.4704S, -69.0556WA light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (mg/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 9 kilometers (6 miles) from La Romana in Dominican Republic. The temblor was reported at 05:52:07 / 5:52 pm (local time epicenter) at a depth of 86.08 km (53 miles). Global time of event 2015-01-20 09:52:07 UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Exact location of event, longitude -69.0556 West, latitude 18.4704 North, depth 86.08 km.

Close countries, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop). The epicenter was 25 km (16 miles) from San Pedro de Macorís (c. 217 900 pop), 10 km (6 miles) from La Romana (c. 208 400 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Bella Vista (c. 175 700 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Salvaleón de Higüey (c. 123 800 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Punta Cana (c. 100 000 pop). Nearest city, towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Bella Vista, Sabana Grande de Boyá, Cristo Rey.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -69.0556° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 18.4704° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 86.08 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 9km WNW of La Romana, Dominican Republic Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2015-01-20 21:52:07 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-01-20 22:30:08 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -240 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 0 The total number of felt reports
CDI 1 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 298 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources us A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.441 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.92 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 108 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID usc000thn6 Id of event.
Event Code c000thn6 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS usc000thn6 A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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