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Minor earthquake 3.14 mag, 97 km NNE of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic

Earthquake location 19.3565S, -67.9716WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.14 (ml/mb) was reported 97 km NNE of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic (60 miles) on Thursday. Exact time and date of earthquake 13/09/18 / 2018-09-13 14:16:11 / September 13, 2018 @ 2:16 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 6 km (4 miles). The 3.14-magnitude earthquake was detected at 09:16:11 / 9:16 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: pr2018256012. Unique identifier: pr2018256012. Exact location, longitude -67.9716° West, latitude 19.3565° North, depth = 6 km.

Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days nineteen, in the past 30 days twenty-seven and in the last 365 days two hundred and seventy-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 97 km NNE of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.14 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -67.9716° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 19.3565° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 6 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 97km NNE of Punta Cana, 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 2018-09-13 14:16:11 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-09-13 18:58:12 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 152 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 6 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.9369 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.59 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 288 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 pr2018256012 Id of event.
Event Code 2018256012 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,pr2018256012, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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