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Minor earthquake, 3.82 mag was detected near Boca de Yuma in Dominican Republic

Earthquake location 17.988S, -68.575WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.82 (ml/mb) was reported 43 kilometers (27 miles) from Boca de Yuma in Dominican Republic on Tuesday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 58 km (36 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2017192004. Id of event: pr2017192004. The temblor was detected at 04:51:10 / 4:51 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 11/07/17 / 2017-07-11 09:51:10 / July 11, 2017 @ 9:51 am. Exact location of event, longitude -68.575 West, latitude 17.988 North, depth = 58 km.

Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Guaymate, Otra Banda, Salvaleón de Higüey (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 64 km (40 miles) from La Romana (c. 208 400 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Salvaleón de Higüey (c. 123 800 pop), 68 km (43 miles) from Punta Cana (c. 100 000 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Guaymate (c. 6 200 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Otra Banda (c. 6 100 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from San Rafael del Yuma (c. 5 300 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 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 four, in the past 30 days eighteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.

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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: 43 km S of Boca de Yuma, Dominican Republic. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.82 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -68.575° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 17.988° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 58 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 43km S 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 2017-07-11 09:51:10 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-07-11 11:21:21 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 224 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 20 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.5604 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.93 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 287 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 pr2017192004 Id of event.
Event Code 2017192004 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,pr2017192004, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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