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Minor earthquake: M3.34 quake has struck near Miches in Dominican Republic

Earthquake location 19.1223S, -68.723WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.34 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 37 kilometers (23 miles) from Miches in Dominican Republic. Exact location of earthquake, -68.723° West, 19.1223° North, depth 62 km. All ids that are associated to the event: pr2019156000. Unique identifier: pr2019156000. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 62 km (39 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 22:06:43 / 10:06 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 05/06/19 / 2019-06-05 02:06:43 / June 5, 2019 @ 2:06 am UTC/GMT.

Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was La Romana, San Rafael del Yuma, El Valle (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 82 km (51 miles) from La Romana (c. 208 400 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Salvaleón de Higüey (c. 123 800 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Punta Cana (c. 100 000 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Hato Mayor del Rey (c. 36 000 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Santa Cruz de El Seibo (c. 23 500 pop).

Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days four hundred and thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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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: 37 km ENE of Miches, Dominican Republic. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.34 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -68.723° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 19.1223° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 62 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 37km ENE of Miches, 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 2019-06-05 02:06:43 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-06-05 03:21:32 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 172 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 16 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.4944 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.86 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 175 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 pr2019156000 Id of event.
Event Code 2019156000 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,pr2019156000, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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