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Minor earthquake, 3.33 mag has occurred near Punta Cana in Dominican Republic

Earthquake location 18.7656S, -67.8428WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.33 (ml/mb) was reported 62 kilometers (39 miles) from Punta Cana in Dominican Republic on Saturday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 29/07/17 / 2017-07-29 19:35:14 / July 29, 2017 @ 7:35 pm. Unique identifier: pr2017210015. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2017210015. Exact location of event, depth 79 km, -67.8428° West, 18.7656° North. The 3.33-magnitude earthquake was detected at 14:35:14 / 2:35 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 79 km (49 miles).

Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Aguadilla, Aguada, Rincón (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 63 km (39 miles) from Punta Cana (c. 100 000 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Aguada (c. 4 000 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Rincón (c. 1 500 pop). Close country/countries, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop), Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected).

In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days thirty-nine and in the last 365 days two hundred and ninety-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 62 km ENE of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.33 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -67.8428° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 18.7656° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 79 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 62km ENE 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 2017-07-29 19:35:14 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-07-29 20:22:43 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 171 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 0.5945 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.29 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 213 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 pr2017210015 Id of event.
Event Code 2017210015 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,pr2017210015, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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