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Minor earthquake, 3.27 mag has occurred near San Rafael del Yuma in Dominican Republic

Earthquake location 18.262S, -68.7735WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.27 (ml/mb) was reported 21 kilometers (13 miles) from San Rafael del Yuma in Dominican Republic on Tuesday. The temblor was detected at 15:46:29 / 3:46 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -68.7735° West, 18.262° North, depth 138 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 138 km (86 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 01/10/19 / 2019-10-01 19:46:29 / October 1, 2019 @ 7:46 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: pr2019274043. Unique identifier: pr2019274043.

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 Hato Mayor del Rey, Quisqueya, Santa Cruz de El Seibo. Epicenter of the event was 60 km (37 miles) from San Pedro de Macorís (c. 217 900 pop), 28 km (17 miles) from La Romana (c. 208 400 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Salvaleón de Higüey (c. 123 800 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Punta Cana (c. 100 000 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Hato Mayor del Rey (c. 36 000 pop).

There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes 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 two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days two hundred and eighty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 21 km SSW of San Rafael del Yuma, Dominican Republic. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.27 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -68.7735° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 18.262° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 138 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 21km SSW 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 2019-10-01 19:46:29 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-10-01 23:22:16 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 165 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 18 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 1.1083 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.46 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 242 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 pr2019274043 Id of event.
Event Code 2019274043 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,pr2019274043, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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