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Minor earthquake 3.1 mag, 2 km SSW of Moca, Dominican Republic

Earthquake location 19.3758S, -70.5353WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Moca in Dominican Republic. Exact time and date of earthquake 03/05/19 / 2019-05-03 02:31:36 / May 3, 2019 @ 2:31 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 27.11 km (17 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -70.5353 West, latitude 19.3758 North, depth = 27.11 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70003h42. Id of event: us70003h42. The temblor was picked up at 22:31:36 / 10:31 pm (local time epicenter).

Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Nagua, Villa Riva, El Factor. Nearby country/countries, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 19 km (12 miles) from Santiago de los Caballeros (c. 1 200 000 pop), 49 km (31 miles) from Puerto Plata (c. 146 000 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from San Francisco de Macorís (c. 124 800 pop), 17 km (11 miles) from Concepción de La Vega (c. 102 400 pop), 51 km (31 miles) from Bonao (c. 73 300 pop).

Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.

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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: 2 km SSW of Moca, Dominican Republic. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -70.5353° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 19.3758° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 27.11 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 2km SSW of Moca, 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 2019-05-03 02:31:36 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-05-05 21:22:55 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -240 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.4 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 148 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 0.188 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.38 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 133 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 us70003h42 Id of event.
Event Code 70003h42 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70003h42, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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