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Minor earthquake, 3.27 mag was detected near Boca de Yuma in Dominican Republic

Earthquake location 17.651S, -68.4208WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.27 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 82 km SSE of Boca de Yuma, Dominican Republic (51 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -68.4208 West, latitude 17.651 North, depth = 35 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). The 3.27-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:09:25 / 3:09 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: pr2018025001. Unique identifier: pr2018025001. Exact time and date of earthquake 25/01/18 / 2018-01-25 08:09:25 / January 25, 2018 @ 8:09 am UTC/GMT.

In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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. 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: 82 km SSE of Boca de Yuma, Dominican Republic.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.27 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -68.4208° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 17.651° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 35 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 82km SSE 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 2018-01-25 08:09:25 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-01-25 12:48:18 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 165 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 4 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 1.3585 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.27 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 252 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 pr2018025001 Id of event.
Event Code 2018025001 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,pr2018025001, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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