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Minor earthquake, 3.38 mag was detected near Otra Banda in Dominican Republic

Earthquake location 19.1588S, -68.4968WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.38 (ml/mb) was reported 58 kilometers (36 miles) from Otra Banda in Dominican Republic on Tuesday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -68.4968 West, latitude 19.1588 North, depth = 81 km. Event id: pr2018268005. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2018268005. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 25/09/18 / 2018-09-25 23:14:50 / September 25, 2018 @ 11:14 pm. The temblor was picked up at 18:14:50 / 6:14 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 81 km (50 miles).

Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Guaymate, Santa Cruz de El Seibo, Punta Cana. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 64 km (40 miles) from Salvaleón de Higüey (c. 123 800 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Punta Cana (c. 100 000 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Santa Cruz de El Seibo (c. 23 500 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Miches (c. 9 300 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Guaymate (c. 6 200 pop).

Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days thirteen, in the past 30 days thirty-seven and in the last 365 days two hundred and eighty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 58 km NNE of Otra Banda, Dominican Republic. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.38 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -68.4968° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 19.1588° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 81 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 58km NNE of Otra Banda, 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 2018-09-25 23:14:50 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-09-26 05:39:24 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 176 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 4 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.6551 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.16 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 310 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 pr2018268005 Id of event.
Event Code 2018268005 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,pr2018268005, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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