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Minor earthquake, 3.5 mag was detected near Imbert in Dominican Republic

Earthquake location 19.7595S, -70.8235WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 0 kilometers (0 miles) from Imbert in Dominican Republic. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 10/09/19 / 2019-09-10 09:36:23 / September 10, 2019 @ 9:36 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 24.2 km (15 miles). The 3.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 05:36:23 / 5:36 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -70.8235 West, latitude 19.7595 North, depth = 24.2 km. Id of earthquake: us70005ef7. Event ids that are associated: us70005ef7.

Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Rincón, Río San Juan, San Francisco de Macorís. Country/countries that might be effected, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 37 km (23 miles) from Santiago de los Caballeros (c. 1 200 000 pop), 15 km (9 miles) from Puerto Plata (c. 146 000 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from San Francisco de Macorís (c. 124 800 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Concepción de La Vega (c. 102 400 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Moca (c. 61 800 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Mao (c. 48 300 pop).

There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. 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 one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.

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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 0 km NE of Imbert, Dominican Republic. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -70.8235° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 19.7595° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 24.2 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 0km NE of Imbert, 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 2019-09-10 09:36:23 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-09-10 21:02:11 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 us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.342 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.69 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 116 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 us70005ef7 Id of event.
Event Code 70005ef7 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70005ef7, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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