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Minor earthquake 3.34 mag, 5 km WSW of San Rafael del Yuma, Dominican Republic

Earthquake location 18.6755S, -68.8086WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.34 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from San Rafael del Yuma in Dominican Republic. All ids that are associated to the event: us60004wea, pr2019208002. Unique identifier: pr2019208002. The temblor was reported at 00:25:02 / 12:25 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 100 km (62 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -68.8086° West, latitude 18.6755° North, depth = 100 km. Global time and date of event 27/07/19 / 2019-07-27 04:25:02 / July 27, 2019 @ 4:25 am UTC/GMT.

Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Samaná, Sabana de La Mar, Los Llanos. Earthquake epicenter was 57 km (35 miles) from San Pedro de Macorís (c. 217 900 pop), 33 km (20 miles) from La Romana (c. 208 400 pop), 13 km (8 miles) from Salvaleón de Higüey (c. 123 800 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Punta Cana (c. 100 000 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Hato Mayor del Rey (c. 36 000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days twenty-four and in the last 365 days four hundred and twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 5 km WSW of San Rafael del Yuma, Dominican Republic. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.34 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -68.8086° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 18.6755° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 100 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 5km 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 2019-07-27 04:25:02 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-07-27 07:49:43 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -240 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 2 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2.2 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 ,us,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 0.7221 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.48 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 147 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 pr2019208002 Id of event.
Event Code 2019208002 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us60004wea,pr2019208002, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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