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Minor earthquake 3.09 mag, 100 km SSE of Boca de Yuma, Dominican Republic



Earthquake location 17.5171S, -68.3203WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.09 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 100 km SSE of Boca de Yuma, Dominican Republic (62 miles). Unique identifier: pr2018103002. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2018103002. The 3.09-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:56:37 / 3:56 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 13/04/18 / 2018-04-13 08:56:37 / April 13, 2018 @ 8:56 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 98 km (61 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, -68.3203° West, 17.5171° North, depth 98 km.

There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days twenty-three and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 100 km SSE of Boca de Yuma, Dominican Republic.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.09 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -68.3203° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 17.5171° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 98 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 100km 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 2018-04-13 08:56:37 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-04-13 15:01:54 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 147 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 5 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 1.3058 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 251 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 pr2018103002 Id of event.
Event Code 2018103002 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,pr2018103002, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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