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Minor earthquake 2.93 mag, 107 km NNE of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic

Earthquake location 19.4898S, -68.0403WA minor earthquake with magnitude 2.93 (ml/mb) was reported 107 km NNE of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic (66 miles) on Saturday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 18/11/18 / 2018-11-18 04:24:42 / November 18, 2018 @ 4:24 am. The temblor was detected at 23:24:42 / 11:24 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -68.0403 West, latitude 19.4898 North, depth = 77 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 77 km (48 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: pr2018322005. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2018322005.

Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days twenty-three and in the last 365 days two hundred and eighty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 107 km NNE of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.93 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -68.0403° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 19.4898° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 77 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 107km 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 2018-11-18 04:24:42 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-11-18 07:44:38 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 132 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 13 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 1.0337 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.33 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 334 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 pr2018322005 Id of event.
Event Code 2018322005 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,pr2018322005, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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