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Light earthquake 4 mag, 4 km ESE of Cabrera, Dominican Republic

Earthquake location 19.6324S, -69.8671WA light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was reported 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Cabrera in Dominican Republic on Saturday. All ids that are associated to the event: us1000gh5w. Unique identifier: us1000gh5w. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 25/08/18 / 2018-08-25 06:04:05 / August 25, 2018 @ 6:04 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 02:04:05 / 2:04 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, -69.8671° West, 19.6324° North, depth 10 km.

Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Santiago de los Caballeros, El Valle, Puerto Plata (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 89 km (55 miles) from Santiago de los Caballeros (c. 1 200 000 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Puerto Plata (c. 146 000 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from San Francisco de Macorís (c. 124 800 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Concepción de La Vega (c. 102 400 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Moca (c. 61 800 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Salcedo (c. 45 300 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop).

There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.

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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 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: 4 km ESE of Cabrera, Dominican Republic.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -69.8671° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 19.6324° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 4km ESE of Cabrera, 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 2018-08-25 06:04:05 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-08-25 06:22:26 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -240 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2.7 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 246 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 1.489 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.96 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 90 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us1000gh5w Id of event.
Event Code 1000gh5w An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us1000gh5w, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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