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Minor earthquake 3.24 mag, 9 km WSW of Boca de Yuma, Dominican Republic

Earthquake location 18.3395S, -68.6938WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.24 (ml/mb) was reported 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Boca de Yuma in Dominican Republic on Thursday. The temblor was detected at 19:57:18 / 7:57 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 11/07/19 / 2019-07-11 23:57:18 / July 11, 2019 @ 11:57 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -68.6938 West, latitude 18.3395 North, depth = 153 km. Unique identifier: pr2019192010. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2019192010. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 153 km (95 miles).

Earthquake epicenter was 65 km (40 miles) from San Pedro de Macorís (c. 217 900 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from La Romana (c. 208 400 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Salvaleón de Higüey (c. 123 800 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Punta Cana (c. 100 000 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Hato Mayor del Rey (c. 36 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Quisqueya, Hato Mayor del Rey, San Pedro de Macorís. Nearby country/countries, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop) (That might be effected).

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 four, in the past 30 days twenty-four and in the last 365 days three hundred and thirty-two 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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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 9 km WSW of Boca de Yuma, Dominican Republic. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.24 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -68.6938° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 18.3395° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 153 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 9km WSW of Boca de Yuma, 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 2019-07-11 23:57:18 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-07-12 00:54:12 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 162 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 9 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 1.0712 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.53 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 232 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 pr2019192010 Id of event.
Event Code 2019192010 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,pr2019192010, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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