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Minor earthquake, 3.79 mag was detected near Miches in Dominican Republic

Earthquake location 19.0595S, -68.8553WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.79 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 21 kilometers (13 miles) from Miches in Dominican Republic. The epicenter was at a depth of 8 km (5 miles). The temblor was detected at 12:27:08 / 12:27 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 28/07/20 / 2020-07-28 12:27:08 / July 28, 2020 @ 12:27 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -68.8553 West, latitude 19.0595 North, depth = 8 km. Event id: pr2020210003. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2020210003.

Event epicenter was 81 km (50 miles) from San Pedro de Macorís (c. 217 900 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from La Romana (c. 208 400 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Salvaleón de Higüey (c. 123 800 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Punta Cana (c. 100 000 pop), 54 km (33 miles) from Hato Mayor del Rey (c. 36 000 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Santa Cruz de El Seibo (c. 23 500 pop). Nearby country/countries, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Los Llanos, Sánchez, San Pedro de Macorís (min 5000 pop).

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

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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: 21 km ENE of Miches, Dominican Republic. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.79 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -68.8553° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 19.0595° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 8 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 21 km ENE of Miches, 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 2020-07-28 12:27:08 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-07-28 13:45:50 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 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 221 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 21 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.4048 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.74 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 157 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 pr2020210003 Id of event.
Event Code 2020210003 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,pr2020210003, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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