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Minor earthquake 2.9 mag, 86 km NE of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic

Earthquake location 19.0183S, -67.7185WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) strikes 86 km NE of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic (53 miles) on Wednesday. Exact location of event, depth 24 km, -67.7185° West, 19.0183° North. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 11/12/19 / 2019-12-11 11:45:56 / December 11, 2019 @ 11:45 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2019345005. Id of event: pr2019345005. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 24 km (15 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 06:45:56 / 6:45 am (local time epicenter).

In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days thirty-one, in the past 30 days ninety and in the last 365 days eight hundred and eighty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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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. 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: 86 km NE of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -67.7185° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 19.0183° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 24 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 86km NE of Punta Cana, 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 2019-12-11 11:45:56 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-12-11 16:49:38 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 129 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 5 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.6775 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.31 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 326 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 pr2019345005 Id of event.
Event Code 2019345005 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,pr2019345005, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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