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Minor earthquake, 3.18 mag was detected near Punta Cana in Dominican Republic



Earthquake location 19.3721S, -67.7666WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.18 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 110 km NE of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic (68 miles). The 3.18-magnitude earthquake was detected at 20:29:24 / 8:29 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: pr2017181000. Event ids that are associated: pr2017181000. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 87 km (54 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -67.7666 West, latitude 19.3721 North, depth = 87 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 30/06/17 / 2017-06-30 01:29:24 / June 30, 2017 @ 1:29 am UTC/GMT.

Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days sixteen, in the past 30 days twenty-three and in the last 365 days one hundred and ninety-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.

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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 110 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 3.18 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -67.7666° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 19.3721° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 87 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 110km 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 2017-06-30 01:29:24 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-07-02 00:38:16 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 156 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 1.0556 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 265 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 pr2017181000 Id of event.
Event Code 2017181000 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,pr2017181000, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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