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Minor earthquake 3.62 mag, 106 km S of Boca de Yuma, Dominican Republic



Earthquake location 17.4213S, -68.7348WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.62 (ml/mb) was reported 106 km S of Boca de Yuma, Dominican Republic (66 miles) on Tuesday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 58 km (36 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: pr2017255005. Unique identifier: pr2017255005. Exact location of event, longitude -68.7348 West, latitude 17.4213 North, depth = 58 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 12/09/17 / 2017-09-12 07:13:10 / September 12, 2017 @ 7:13 am UTC/GMT. The 3.62-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 02:13:10 / 2:13 am (local time epicenter).

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

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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. 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: 106 km S of Boca de Yuma, Dominican Republic.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.62 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -68.7348° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 17.4213° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 58 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 106km 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 2017-09-12 07:13:10 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-09-12 14:11:02 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 202 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 9 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 1.1483 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.46 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 305 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 pr2017255005 Id of event.
Event Code 2017255005 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,pr2017255005, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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