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Minor earthquake, 3.67 mag was detected near Guaymate in Dominican Republic

Earthquake location 18.6823S, -68.952WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.67 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Guaymate in Dominican Republic. Exact location of earthquake, -68.952° West, 18.6823° North, depth 130 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 30/12/19 / 2019-12-30 06:06:13 / December 30, 2019 @ 6:06 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 130 km (81 miles). The temblor was picked up at 02:06:13 / 2:06 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: pr2019364050. Event ids that are associated: pr2019364050.

Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Boca Chica, Bayaguana, Samaná (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 44 km (27 miles) from San Pedro de Macorís (c. 217 900 pop), 28 km (18 miles) from La Romana (c. 208 400 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Salvaleón de Higüey (c. 123 800 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Punta Cana (c. 100 000 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Boca Chica (c. 46 300 pop), 33 km (21 miles) from Hato Mayor del Rey (c. 36 000 pop).

Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days two hundred and eighty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.

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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. 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: 10 km NNE of Guaymate, Dominican Republic.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.67 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -68.952° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 18.6823° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 130 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 10km NNE of Guaymate, 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 2019-12-30 06:06:13 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-12-31 03:08:39 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 207 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 0.6518 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.46 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 229 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 pr2019364050 Id of event.
Event Code 2019364050 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,pr2019364050, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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