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Minor earthquake 3.06 mag, 30 km E of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic

Earthquake location 18.5956S, -68.1188WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.06 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 30 kilometers (19 miles) from Punta Cana in Dominican Republic. The epicenter was at a depth of 58 km (36 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 11/02/19 / 2019-02-11 10:44:26 / February 11, 2019 @ 10:44 am. Exact location of event, depth 58 km, -68.1188° West, 18.5956° North. Event id: pr2019042005. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2019042005. The temblor was reported at 06:44:26 / 6:44 am (local time epicenter).

Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Salvaleón de Higüey, San Rafael del Yuma, Otra Banda (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 62 km (39 miles) from Salvaleón de Higüey (c. 123 800 pop), 30 km (19 miles) from Punta Cana (c. 100 000 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Otra Banda (c. 6 100 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from San Rafael del Yuma (c. 5 300 pop). Nearby country/countries, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop) (That might be effected).

There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. 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 fifty-seven, in the past 30 days one hundred and sixteen and in the last 365 days six hundred and one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.

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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: 30 km E of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.06 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -68.1188° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 18.5956° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 58 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 30km E 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 2019-02-11 10:44:26 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-02-11 12:19:53 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -240 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 144 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 0.275 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 180 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 pr2019042005 Id of event.
Event Code 2019042005 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,pr2019042005, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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