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Minor earthquake 3.78 mag, 57 km NE of Santa Barbara de Samana, Dominican Republic

Earthquake location 19.5488S, -68.9271WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.78 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 57 kilometers (35 miles) from Santa Barbara de Samana in Dominican Republic. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 26/06/19 / 2019-06-26 00:28:37 / June 26, 2019 @ 12:28 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 141 km (88 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2019177001. Id of event: pr2019177001. The temblor was picked up at 19:28:37 / 7:28 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -68.9271 West, latitude 19.5488 North, depth = 141 km.

Close country/countries, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Sánchez, El Valle, Sabana de La Mar. Epicenter of the event was 73 km (45 miles) from Sabana de La Mar (c. 14 000 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Samaná (c. 11 400 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Sánchez (c. 11 400 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Miches (c. 9 300 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Las Terrenas (c. 7 700 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from El Valle (c. 5 700 pop).

Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days twenty-three and in the last 365 days two hundred and seventy-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 57 km NE of Santa Barbara de Samana, Dominican Republic.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.78 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -68.9271° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 19.5488° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 141 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 57km NE of Santa Barbara de Samana, 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 2019-06-26 00:28:37 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-06-26 04:41:10 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -300 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 220 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 11 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 1.858 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 344 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 pr2019177001 Id of event.
Event Code 2019177001 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,pr2019177001, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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