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Light earthquake: M4.2 quake has struck near Cabarete in Dominican Republic

Earthquake location 19.9455S, -70.3697WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 22 kilometers (14 miles) from Cabarete in Dominican Republic on Monday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -70.3697° West, 19.9455° North. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 29/06/15 / 2015-06-29 04:15:14 / June 29, 2015 @ 4:15 am. Id of earthquake: us10002ma0. Event ids that are associated: us10002ma0. The temblor was picked up at 00:15:14 / 12:15 am (local time epicenter).

Epicenter of the event was 65 km (40 miles) from Santiago de los Caballeros (c. 1 200 000 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Puerto Plata (c. 146 000 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from San Francisco de Macorís (c. 124 800 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Concepción de La Vega (c. 102 400 pop), 64 km (39 miles) from Moca (c. 61 800 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Mao (c. 48 300 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Rincón, Fantino, Jima Abajo (min 5000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 22 km N of Cabarete, Dominican Republic. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -70.3697° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 19.9455° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 22km N of Cabarete, 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 2015-06-29 04:15:14 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-06-29 04:44:36 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 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 271 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 0.616 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.28 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 77 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 us10002ma0 Id of event.
Event Code 10002ma0 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10002ma0, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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