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Minor earthquake 3.36 mag, 43 km NNE of Otra Banda, Dominican Republic

Earthquake location 19.0123S, -68.5023WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.36 (ml/mb) was reported 43 kilometers (27 miles) from Otra Banda in Dominican Republic on Monday. The 3.36-magnitude earthquake was detected at 10:55:29 / 10:55 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -68.5023 West, latitude 19.0123 North, depth = 34 km. Global time and date of event 23/12/19 / 2019-12-23 14:55:29 / December 23, 2019 @ 2:55 pm UTC/GMT. Event id: pr2019357028. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2019357028. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 34 km (21 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 82 km (51 miles) from La Romana (c. 208 400 pop), 49 km (31 miles) from Salvaleón de Higüey (c. 123 800 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Punta Cana (c. 100 000 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Santa Cruz de El Seibo (c. 23 500 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Miches (c. 9 300 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was La Romana, Guaymate, San Rafael del Yuma.

In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days sixty-six, in the past 30 days seventy-five and in the last 365 days five hundred and four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 43 km NNE of Otra Banda, Dominican Republic. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.36 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -68.5023° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 19.0123° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 34 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 43km NNE of Otra Banda, 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 2019-12-23 14:55:29 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-12-23 16:22:52 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 174 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 11 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 1.2004 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.34 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 339 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 pr2019357028 Id of event.
Event Code 2019357028 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,pr2019357028, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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