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Light earthquake, 4.4 mag strikes near Monte Plata in Dominican Republic



Earthquake location 18.8088S, -69.8419WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Monte Plata in Dominican Republic. The temblor was reported at 07:02:41 / 7:02 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -69.8419° West, latitude 18.8088° North, depth = 107.63 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 01/11/16 / 2016-11-01 11:02:41 / November 1, 2016 @ 11:02 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 107.63 km (67 miles). A tsunami warning has been issued near Monte Plata in Dominican Republic (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us100073fp. Event ids that are associated: at00ofymoj, us100073fp.

Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Guaymate, Estebanía, Jarabacoa. Epicenter of the event was 38 km (23 miles) from Santo Domingo (c. 2 201 900 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Santo Domingo Oeste (c. 701 300 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from San Pedro de Macorís (c. 217 900 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Bella Vista (c. 175 700 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from San Cristóbal (c. 154 000 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from San Francisco de Macorís (c. 124 800 pop). Close country/countries, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop) (That might be effected).

Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 6 km W of Monte Plata, Dominican Republic. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -69.8419° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 18.8088° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 107.63 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 6km W of Monte Plata, 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 2016-11-01 11:02:41 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-11-01 11:28:06 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -240 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 22 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.4 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 1 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 305 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 ,at,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 0.351 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.31 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 64 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 us100073fp Id of event.
Event Code 100073fp An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,at00ofymoj,us100073fp, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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