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Minor earthquake 3.5 mag, 15 km WSW of San Rafael del Yuma, Dominican Republic

Earthquake location 18.3528S, -68.7973WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 15 kilometers (9 miles) from San Rafael del Yuma in Dominican Republic. Unique identifier: pr2019194002. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2019194002. Exact location of event, depth 110 km, -68.7973° West, 18.3528° North. Global time and date of event 13/07/19 / 2019-07-13 14:06:10 / July 13, 2019 @ 2:06 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 110 km (68 miles). The temblor was detected at 10:06:10 / 10:06 am (local time epicenter).

Nearby 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 Los Llanos, Miches, Quisqueya. Epicenter of the event was 54 km (34 miles) from San Pedro de Macorís (c. 217 900 pop), 20 km (13 miles) from La Romana (c. 208 400 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Salvaleón de Higüey (c. 123 800 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Punta Cana (c. 100 000 pop), 67 km (41 miles) from Hato Mayor del Rey (c. 36 000 pop), 52 km (33 miles) from Santa Cruz de El Seibo (c. 23 500 pop).

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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days twenty-two and in the last 365 days three hundred and twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.

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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 15 km WSW of San Rafael del Yuma, Dominican Republic.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -68.7973° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 18.3528° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 110 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 15km WSW of San Rafael del 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 2019-07-13 14:06:10 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-07-13 14:58:28 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 188 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 23 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 1.0152 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.88 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 183 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 pr2019194002 Id of event.
Event Code 2019194002 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,pr2019194002, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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