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Minor earthquake 3.56 mag, 64 km SSE of Boca de Yuma, Dominican Republic

Earthquake location 17.8663S, -68.3268WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.56 (ml/mb) was reported 64 kilometers (40 miles) from Boca de Yuma in Dominican Republic on Thursday. The 3.56-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 04:50:47 / 4:50 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 175 km (109 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 21/11/19 / 2019-11-21 09:50:47 / November 21, 2019 @ 9:50 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -68.3268 West, latitude 17.8663 North, depth = 175 km. Unique identifier: pr2019325018. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2019325018.

Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Punta Cana, San Rafael del Yuma. Epicenter of the earthquake was 80 km (50 miles) from Punta Cana (c. 100 000 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from San Rafael del Yuma (c. 5 300 pop). Nearby 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 nine, in the past 30 days seventeen and in the last 365 days two hundred and thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 64 km SSE of Boca de Yuma, Dominican Republic.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.56 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -68.3268° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 17.8663° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 175 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 64km SSE 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 2019-11-21 09:50:47 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-11-21 11:27:15 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -300 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 195 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 7 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 1.2252 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.38 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 338 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 pr2019325018 Id of event.
Event Code 2019325018 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,pr2019325018, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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