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Minor earthquake, 3.4 mag was detected near Mona Passage, Dominican Republic



Earthquake location 18.0965S, -68.2527WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, Mona Passage, Dominican Republic kilometers (0 miles) from Mona Passage, Dominican Republic. Global time and date of event 15/02/17 / 2017-02-15 21:08:02 / February 15, 2017 @ 9:08 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -68.2527 West, latitude 18.0965 North, depth = 73 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 73 km (45 miles). The temblor was detected at 21:08:02 / 9:08 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: pr17046008. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr17046008.

Event epicenter was 75 km (47 miles) from Salvaleón de Higüey (c. 123 800 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Punta Cana (c. 100 000 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Otra Banda (c. 6 100 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from San Rafael del Yuma (c. 5 300 pop). Close country/countries, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Otra Banda, Salvaleón de Higüey, San Rafael del Yuma.

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days eighteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -68.2527° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 18.0965° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 73 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place Mona Passage, 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 2017-02-15 21:08:02 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-02-16 00:59:50 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 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 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 1.09145307 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 334.8 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 pr17046008 Id of event.
Event Code 17046008 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,pr17046008, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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