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Minor earthquake, 3.36 mag has occurred near Salvaleon de Higuey in Dominican Republic



Earthquake location 18.6201S, -68.7831WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.36 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Salvaleon de Higuey in Dominican Republic. Event id: pr2017187007. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2017187007. The temblor was detected at 18:41:15 / 6:41 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 06/07/17 / 2017-07-06 22:41:15 / July 6, 2017 @ 10:41 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -68.7831 West, latitude 18.6201 North, depth = 122 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 122 km (76 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Close country/countries, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Sabana de La Mar, Los Llanos, El Valle (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 57 km (35 miles) from San Pedro de Macorís (c. 217 900 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from La Romana (c. 208 400 pop), 8 km (5 miles) from Salvaleón de Higüey (c. 123 800 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Punta Cana (c. 100 000 pop), 52 km (33 miles) from Hato Mayor del Rey (c. 36 000 pop).

Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days twenty-six and in the last 365 days one hundred and eighty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 7 km W of Salvaleon de Higuey, Dominican Republic.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.36 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -68.7831° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 18.6201° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 122 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 7km W of Salvaleon de Higuey, 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 2017-07-06 22:41:15 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-07-07 02:06:31 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -240 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 174 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 7 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.4155 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.34 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 176 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 pr2017187007 Id of event.
Event Code 2017187007 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,pr2017187007, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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