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Minor earthquake, 3.38 mag was detected near Punta Cana in Dominican Republic

Earthquake location 19.4386S, -67.8836WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.38 (ml/mb) strikes 109 km NNE of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic (68 miles) on Thursday. Id of earthquake: pr2019360008. Event ids that are associated: pr2019360008. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 62 km (39 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 26/12/19 / 2019-12-26 08:28:40 / December 26, 2019 @ 8:28 am. Exact location, longitude -67.8836° West, latitude 19.4386° North, depth = 62 km. The 3.38-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 03:28:40 / 3:28 am (local time epicenter).

In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days one hundred and thirteen, in the past 30 days one hundred and seventy-eight and in the last 365 days nine hundred and thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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.

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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 109 km NNE of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.38 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -67.8836° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 19.4386° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 62 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 109km NNE 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 2019-12-26 08:28:40 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-12-26 09:39:55 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 176 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 14 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 1.129 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.39 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 331 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 pr2019360008 Id of event.
Event Code 2019360008 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,pr2019360008, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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