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Minor earthquake 3.3 mag, 32 km NNE of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic

Earthquake location 18.8488S, -68.2799WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) strikes 32 kilometers (20 miles) from Punta Cana in Dominican Republic on Monday. Exact time and date of earthquake 04/02/20 / 2020-02-04 00:24:32 / February 4, 2020 @ 12:24 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -68.2799 West, latitude 18.8488 North, depth = 10 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us60007p11. Unique identifier: us60007p11. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 3.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 20:24:32 / 8:24 pm (local time epicenter).

Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Santa Cruz de El Seibo, Guaymate, San Rafael del Yuma. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 52 km (32 miles) from Salvaleón de Higüey (c. 123 800 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Punta Cana (c. 100 000 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Santa Cruz de El Seibo (c. 23 500 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Guaymate (c. 6 200 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Otra Banda (c. 6 100 pop).

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

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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. 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: 32 km NNE of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -68.2799° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 18.8488° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 32km 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 2020-02-04 00:24:32 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-02-04 00:44:35 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -240 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 7 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.4 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 170 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 1.044 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.63 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 176 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type ml The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us60007p11 Id of event.
Event Code 60007p11 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us60007p11, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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