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Light earthquake, 4.4 mag strikes near Agua Santa del Yuna in Dominican Republic

Earthquake location 19.096S, -69.712WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Agua Santa del Yuna in Dominican Republic. The epicenter was at a depth of 26 km (16 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: pt19098050. Event ids that are associated: pt19098050. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 19:30:46 / 7:30 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 26 km, -69.712° West, 19.096° North. Global time and date of event 08/04/19 / 2019-04-08 23:30:46 / April 8, 2019 @ 11:30 pm UTC/GMT.

Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Moca, San Gregorio de Nigua, Cambita Garabitos. Nearby country/countries, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 72 km (45 miles) from Santo Domingo (c. 2 201 900 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Santo Domingo Oeste (c. 701 300 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from San Pedro de Macorís (c. 217 900 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Bella Vista (c. 175 700 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from San Cristóbal (c. 154 000 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from San Francisco de Macorís (c. 124 800 pop).

Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fifty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 9 km SE of Agua Santa del Yuna, Dominican Republic. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -69.712° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 19.096° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 26 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 9km SE of Agua Santa del Yuna, 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 2019-04-08 23:30:46 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-04-08 23:37:35 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -240 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 2 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2 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 298 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network pt The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,pt, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used 17 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type Ml The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID pt19098050 Id of event.
Event Code 19098050 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,pt19098050, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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