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Minor earthquake 3.41 mag, 58 km SE of Boca de Yuma, Dominican Republic



Earthquake location 17.963S, -68.2616WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.41 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 58 kilometers (36 miles) from Boca de Yuma in Dominican Republic. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 94 km (58 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 17/06/17 / 2017-06-17 04:40:07 / June 17, 2017 @ 4:40 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 94 km, -68.2616° West, 17.963° North. The temblor was detected at 23:40:07 / 11:40 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: pr2017168004. Unique identifier: pr2017168004.

Close country/countries, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Punta Cana, San Rafael del Yuma (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 70 km (44 miles) from Punta Cana (c. 100 000 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from San Rafael del Yuma (c. 5 300 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days nineteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 58 km SE 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 3.41 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -68.2616° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 17.963° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 94 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 58km SE 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 2017-06-17 04:40:07 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-06-18 16:08:20 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 179 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 17 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.5638 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.48 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 331 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 pr2017168004 Id of event.
Event Code 2017168004 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,pr2017168004, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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