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Light earthquake 4.4 mag, 5 km NE of Guananico, Dominican Republic

Earthquake location 19.7624S, -70.8864WA light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Guananico in Dominican Republic. The temblor was picked up at 14:02:51 / 2:02 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 11/11/18 / 2018-11-11 18:02:51 / November 11, 2018 @ 6:02 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, -70.8864° West, 19.7624° North, depth 10 km. Id of earthquake: us1000hqlu. Event ids that are associated: us1000hqlu. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Epicenter of the event was 40 km (25 miles) from Santiago de los Caballeros (c. 1 200 000 pop), 21 km (13 miles) from Puerto Plata (c. 146 000 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from San Francisco de Macorís (c. 124 800 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Concepción de La Vega (c. 102 400 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Moca (c. 61 800 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Mao (c. 48 300 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Fantino, Ouanaminthe, Dajabón. Close country/countries, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop) (That might be effected).

Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 5 km NE of Guananico, Dominican Republic. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -70.8864° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 19.7624° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 5km NE of Guananico, 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 2018-11-11 18:02:51 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-11-11 20:27:43 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -240 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 11 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.1 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 301 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 0.863 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.34 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 114 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 us1000hqlu Id of event.
Event Code 1000hqlu An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us1000hqlu, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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