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Minor earthquake: M3.4 quake has struck near Boca de Yuma in Dominican Republic



Earthquake location 18.1667S, -68.769WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 28 kilometers (17 miles) from Boca de Yuma in Dominican Republic. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -68.769 West, latitude 18.1667 North, depth = 141 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 141 km (88 miles). Global time and date of event 25/04/16 / 2016-04-25 19:00:58 / April 25, 2016 @ 7:00 pm UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: pr16116005. Ids that are associated to the event: pr16116005. The temblor was detected at 15:00:58 / 3:00 pm (local time epicenter).

Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 65 km (40 miles) from San Pedro de Macorís (c. 217 900 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from La Romana (c. 208 400 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Salvaleón de Higüey (c. 123 800 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Punta Cana (c. 100 000 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Santa Cruz de El Seibo (c. 23 500 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Quisqueya, Santa Cruz de El Seibo, San Pedro de Macorís.

Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 28 km SW of Boca de Yuma, Dominican Republic. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -68.769° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 18.1667° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 141 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 28km SW 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 2016-04-25 19:00:58 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-04-25 23:34:04 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 178 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 6 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 1.24416667 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.28 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 342 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 pr16116005 Id of event.
Event Code 16116005 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,pr16116005, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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