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Minor earthquake 2.9 mag, 38 km NE of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic



Earthquake location 18.8458S, -68.1735WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (mg/mb) has striked on Monday, 38 kilometers (24 miles) from Punta Cana in Dominican Republic. The temblor was reported at 04:37:10 / 4:37 am (local time epicenter) at a depth of 30 km (19 miles). Global time of event 2015-01-26 09:37:10 UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Exact location of event, longitude -68.1735 West, latitude 18.8458 North, depth 30 km.

Close countries, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop). The epicenter was 62 km (38 miles) from Salvaleón de Higüey (c. 123 800 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Punta Cana (c. 100 000 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Otra Banda (c. 6 100 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from San Rafael del Yuma (c. 5 300 pop). Nearest city, towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Rafael del Yuma, Salvaleón de Higüey, Otra Banda.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -68.1735° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 18.8458° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 30 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 38km NE of Punta Cana, 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 2015-01-26 09:37:10 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-01-26 13:38:51 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -300 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 0 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 129 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network pr The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources pr A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used 5 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 1.22709868 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.09 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 345.6 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type Md The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID pr15026003 Id of event.
Event Code 15026003 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS pr15026003 A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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