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Minor earthquake, 3.29 mag was detected near Miches in Dominican Republic

Earthquake location 19.0498S, -68.6525WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.29 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 42 kilometers (26 miles) from Miches in Dominican Republic. Exact location of event, depth 6 km, -68.6525° West, 19.0498° North. Global time and date of event 06/03/18 / 2018-03-06 04:13:57 / March 6, 2018 @ 4:13 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 00:13:57 / 12:13 am (local time epicenter). Event id: pr2018065003. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2018065003. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 6 km (4 miles).

Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Sabana de La Mar, La Romana, El Valle. Epicenter of the earthquake was 77 km (48 miles) from La Romana (c. 208 400 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Salvaleón de Higüey (c. 123 800 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Punta Cana (c. 100 000 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Hato Mayor del Rey (c. 36 000 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Santa Cruz de El Seibo (c. 23 500 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days twenty-two and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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.

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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 42 km E of Miches, Dominican Republic. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.29 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -68.6525° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 19.0498° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 6 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 42km E of Miches, 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 2018-03-06 04:13:57 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-03-06 08:57:57 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -240 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 167 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 10 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.6006 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.72 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 209 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 pr2018065003 Id of event.
Event Code 2018065003 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,pr2018065003, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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