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Minor earthquake: M3.2 quake has struck near Punta Cana in Dominican Republic



Earthquake location 19.274S, -67.751WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) strikes 102 km NE of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic (63 miles) on Tuesday. Id of earthquake: pr16257003. Event ids that are associated: pr16257003. Exact location of event, depth 27 km, -67.751° West, 19.274° North. The 3.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 02:40:34 / 2:40 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 27 km (17 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 13/09/16 / 2016-09-13 07:40:34 / September 13, 2016 @ 7:40 am.

In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and ninety-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 102 km NE of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -67.751° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 19.274° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 27 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 102km 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 2016-09-13 07:40:34 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-09-13 08:52:50 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -300 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI 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 158 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 8 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.92077317 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.38 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 327.6 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 pr16257003 Id of event.
Event Code 16257003 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,pr16257003, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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