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Minor earthquake, 3.27 mag was detected near Boca de Yuma in Dominican Republic



Earthquake location 18.1431S, -68.3885WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.27 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 34 kilometers (21 miles) from Boca de Yuma in Dominican Republic. All ids that are associated to the event: pr2017182013. Unique identifier: pr2017182013. Exact location of event, longitude -68.3885 West, latitude 18.1431 North, depth = 128 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 01/07/17 / 2017-07-01 23:20:41 / July 1, 2017 @ 11:20 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 128 km (80 miles). The 3.27-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 18:20:41 / 6:20 pm (local time epicenter).

The epicenter was 69 km (43 miles) from La Romana (c. 208 400 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Salvaleón de Higüey (c. 123 800 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Punta Cana (c. 100 000 pop), 80 km (49 miles) from Guaymate (c. 6 200 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Otra Banda (c. 6 100 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Guaymate, La Romana, Otra Banda. Country/countries that might be effected, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days fourteen, in the past 30 days twenty-seven and in the last 365 days one hundred and ninety-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 34 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 3.27 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -68.3885° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 18.1431° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 128 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 34km 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 2017-07-01 23:20:41 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-07-03 03:39:45 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 165 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 11 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.3709 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.26 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 208 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 pr2017182013 Id of event.
Event Code 2017182013 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,pr2017182013, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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