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Minor earthquake, 3.43 mag was detected near Boca de Yuma in Dominican Republic



Earthquake location 18.1408S, -68.4255WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.43 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 32 kilometers (20 miles) from Boca de Yuma in Dominican Republic. Exact location of earthquake, -68.4255° West, 18.1408° North, depth 129 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 10/04/18 / 2018-04-10 02:36:28 / April 10, 2018 @ 2:36 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2018100004. Id of event: pr2018100004. The temblor was reported at 21:36:28 / 9:36 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 129 km (80 miles).

Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Guaymate, La Romana, Otra Banda. Epicenter of the earthquake was 66 km (41 miles) from La Romana (c. 208 400 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Salvaleón de Higüey (c. 123 800 pop), 49 km (31 miles) from Punta Cana (c. 100 000 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Guaymate (c. 6 200 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Otra Banda (c. 6 100 pop). Nearby country/countries, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop) (That might be effected).

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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days thirty-three and in the last 365 days two hundred and twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred 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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 32 km SE of Boca de Yuma, Dominican Republic.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.43 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -68.4255° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 18.1408° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 129 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 32km 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 2018-04-10 02:36:28 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-04-10 07:01:33 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 15 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.3757 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.31 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 182 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 pr2018100004 Id of event.
Event Code 2018100004 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,pr2018100004, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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