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Minor earthquake: M3.5 quake has struck near El Valle in Dominican Republic

Earthquake location 18.9522S, -69.4201WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from El Valle in Dominican Republic. Global time and date of event 07/09/20 / 2020-09-07 17:22:32 / September 7, 2020 @ 5:22 pm UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us7000bjc7. Event ids that are associated: us7000bjc7. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -69.4201 West, latitude 18.9522 North, depth = 35 km. The temblor was reported at 17:22:32 / 5:22 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles).

Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Santo Domingo Oeste, Bella Vista, Santo Domingo (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 78 km (49 miles) from Santo Domingo (c. 2 201 900 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Santo Domingo Oeste (c. 701 300 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from San Pedro de Macorís (c. 217 900 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from La Romana (c. 208 400 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Bella Vista (c. 175 700 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Villa Francisca (c. 50 200 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 one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days fourty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.

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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: 5 km WSW of El Valle, Dominican Republic. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -69.4201° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 18.9522° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 35 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 5 km WSW of El Valle, 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 2020-09-07 17:22:32 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-09-08 15:35:26 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 188 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 0.676 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.48 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 171 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 us7000bjc7 Id of event.
Event Code 7000bjc7 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000bjc7, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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