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Minor earthquake, 3.21 mag strikes near Boca de Yuma in Dominican Republic

Earthquake location 19.123S, -68.5651WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.21 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 68 kilometers (42 miles) from Boca de Yuma in Dominican Republic. Id of earthquake: pr2018146011. Event ids that are associated: us1000ectr, pr2018146011. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 26/05/18 / 2018-05-26 21:33:01 / May 26, 2018 @ 9:33 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 13 km (8 miles). The 3.21-magnitude earthquake was detected at 16:33:01 / 4:33 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -68.5651 West, latitude 19.123 North, depth = 13 km.

Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was San Rafael del Yuma, Guaymate, Santa Cruz de El Seibo (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 58 km (36 miles) from Salvaleón de Higüey (c. 123 800 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Punta Cana (c. 100 000 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Santa Cruz de El Seibo (c. 23 500 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Miches (c. 9 300 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Guaymate (c. 6 200 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days thirteen, in the past 30 days fourty-five and in the last 365 days two hundred and twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 68 km SSW of Boca de Yuma, Dominican Republic. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.21 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -68.5651° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 19.123° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 13 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 68km SSW 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 2018-05-26 21:33:01 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-05-26 22:36:44 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 159 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 ,us,pr, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used 17 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.6362 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.36 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 274 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 pr2018146011 Id of event.
Event Code 2018146011 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us1000ectr,pr2018146011, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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