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Minor earthquake 3.07 mag, 82 km NE of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic

Earthquake location 19.1475S, -67.8888WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.07 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 82 km NE of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic (51 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: pr2020036033. Unique identifier: pr2020036033. The temblor was detected at 10:02:54 / 10:02 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 19 km (12 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 05/02/20 / 2020-02-05 15:02:54 / February 5, 2020 @ 3:02 pm. Exact location of event, longitude -67.8888 West, latitude 19.1475 North, depth = 19 km.

In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days eighty-two, in the past 30 days eighty-six and in the last 365 days one thousand and thirty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 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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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 information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 82 km NE of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.07 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -67.8888° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 19.1475° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 19 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 82km 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 2020-02-05 15:02:54 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-02-05 16:28:42 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 145 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 0.8661 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.24 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 325 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 pr2020036033 Id of event.
Event Code 2020036033 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,pr2020036033, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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