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Minor earthquake: M3.43 quake has struck near Boca de Yuma in Dominican Republic



Earthquake location 17.9445S, -67.9686WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.43 (ml/mb) was reported 83 km SE of Boca de Yuma, Dominican Republic (52 miles) on Saturday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 29/07/17 / 2017-07-29 06:03:56 / July 29, 2017 @ 6:03 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 49 km (30 miles). The temblor was reported at 01:03:56 / 1:03 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -67.9686 West, latitude 17.9445 North, depth = 49 km. Id of earthquake: pr2017210006. Event ids that are associated: pr2017210006.

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

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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: 83 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 3.43 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -67.9686° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 17.9445° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 49 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 83km 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 2017-07-29 06:03:56 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-07-29 06:21:19 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 181 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 16 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.6581 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.47 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 234 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 pr2017210006 Id of event.
Event Code 2017210006 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,pr2017210006, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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