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Minor earthquake, 3.7 mag strikes near Estero Hondo in Dominican Republic

Earthquake location 19.8716S, -71.2391WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.7 (ml/mb) strikes 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Estero Hondo in Dominican Republic on Thursday. Id of earthquake: us70009fv8. Event ids that are associated: us70009fv8. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 14/05/20 / 2020-05-14 05:47:07 / May 14, 2020 @ 5:47 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -71.2391° West, 19.8716° North. The 3.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 01:47:07 / 1:47 am (local time epicenter).

Nearby country/countries, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 73 km (46 miles) from Santiago de los Caballeros (c. 1 200 000 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Puerto Plata (c. 146 000 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Mao (c. 48 300 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Esperanza (c. 42 200 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Villa Bisonó (c. 33 100 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Tamboril (c. 23 300 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Trou du Nord, San Víctor Arriba, Licey al Medio.

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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city 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: 8 km NW of Estero Hondo, Dominican Republic.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.7 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -71.2391° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 19.8716° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 8km NW of Estero Hondo, 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 2020-05-14 05:47:07 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-05-14 06:40:48 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -240 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 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 211 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 0.653 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.67 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 178 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mwr The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us70009fv8 Id of event.
Event Code 70009fv8 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70009fv8, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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