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Minor earthquake, 3.38 mag has occurred near Punta Cana in Dominican Republic

Earthquake location 19.1805S, -67.7835WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.38 (ml/mb) was reported 93 km NE of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic (58 miles) on Friday. All ids that are associated to the event: pr2019361010. Unique identifier: pr2019361010. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 29 km (18 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 27/12/19 / 2019-12-27 08:11:46 / December 27, 2019 @ 8:11 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 03:11:46 / 3:11 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -67.7835° West, 19.1805° North, depth 29 km.

In the past 24 hours, there have been sixteen, in the last 10 days ninety-seven, in the past 30 days one hundred and ninety-five and in the last 365 days nine hundred and ninety-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 93 km NE of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.38 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -67.7835° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 19.1805° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 29 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 93km 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 2019-12-27 08:11:46 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-12-27 12:02:14 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 9 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.8522 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.32 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 320 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 pr2019361010 Id of event.
Event Code 2019361010 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,pr2019361010, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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