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Minor earthquake, 3.2 mag has occurred near Punta Cana in Dominican Republic



Earthquake location 18.1581S, -68.0446WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 60 kilometers (37 miles) from Punta Cana in Dominican Republic. Exact location of event, longitude -68.0446 West, latitude 18.1581 North, depth = 150 km. The temblor was reported at 11:16:19 / 11:16 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 04/06/17 / 2017-06-04 16:16:19 / June 4, 2017 @ 4:16 pm UTC/GMT. Event id: pr2017155018. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2017155018. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 150 km (93 miles).

Epicenter of the earthquake was 61 km (38 miles) from Punta Cana (c. 100 000 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from San Rafael del Yuma (c. 5 300 pop). Nearby country/countries, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Rafael del Yuma, Punta Cana (min 5000 pop).

Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days seventeen and in the last 365 days two hundred and six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 60 km SE of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic. This information 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 -68.0446° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 18.1581° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 150 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 60km SE 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 2017-06-04 16:16:19 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-06-05 02:09:51 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 15 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.4899 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.42 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 197 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 pr2017155018 Id of event.
Event Code 2017155018 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,pr2017155018, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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