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Minor earthquake, 3.3 mag has occurred near Boca de Yuma in Dominican Republic



Earthquake location 18.2091S, -68.5475WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 19 kilometers (12 miles) from Boca de Yuma in Dominican Republic. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 11/04/16 / 2016-04-11 13:59:32 / April 11, 2016 @ 1:59 pm. Exact location, longitude -68.5475° West, latitude 18.2091° North, depth = 144 km. Event id: pr16102006. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr16102006. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 144 km (89 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 09:59:32 / 9:59 am (local time epicenter).

Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Santa Cruz de El Seibo, Guaymate, La Romana. Country/countries that might be effected, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 51 km (32 miles) from La Romana (c. 208 400 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Salvaleón de Higüey (c. 123 800 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Punta Cana (c. 100 000 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Santa Cruz de El Seibo (c. 23 500 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Guaymate (c. 6 200 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days seventeen and in the last 365 days one hundred and ninety-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 19 km SSE of Boca de Yuma, Dominican Republic.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -68.5475° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 18.2091° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 144 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 19km SSE of Boca de Yuma, 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 2016-04-11 13:59:32 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-04-11 17:04:58 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 168 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 12 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.34135981 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.69 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 205.2 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 pr16102006 Id of event.
Event Code 16102006 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,pr16102006, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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