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Minor earthquake: M3.76 quake has struck near Guaymate in Dominican Republic

Earthquake location 18.5796S, -68.9611WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.76 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Guaymate in Dominican Republic. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 23/06/19 / 2019-06-23 19:58:43 / June 23, 2019 @ 7:58 pm. Exact location of event, longitude -68.9611 West, latitude 18.5796 North, depth = 125 km. Unique identifier: pr2019174025. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2019174025. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 125 km (78 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 15:58:43 / 3:58 pm (local time epicenter).

Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Samaná, Bayaguana, Sabana de La Mar. Earthquake epicenter was 38 km (23 miles) from San Pedro de Macorís (c. 217 900 pop), 17 km (11 miles) from La Romana (c. 208 400 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Salvaleón de Higüey (c. 123 800 pop), 59 km (36 miles) from Punta Cana (c. 100 000 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Boca Chica (c. 46 300 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Hato Mayor del Rey (c. 36 000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop) (That might be effected).

In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days twenty and in the last 365 days three hundred and twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 2 km ESE of Guaymate, Dominican Republic.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.76 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -68.9611° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 18.5796° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 125 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 2km ESE of Guaymate, 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 2019-06-23 19:58:43 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-06-23 20:31:30 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 218 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 26 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.7456 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.02 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 176 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 pr2019174025 Id of event.
Event Code 2019174025 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,pr2019174025, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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