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Light earthquake 4.6 mag, 51 km ESE of Boca de Yuma, Dominican Republic

Earthquake location 18.1517S, -68.1853WA light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 51 kilometers (32 miles) from Boca de Yuma in Dominican Republic on Wednesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 17:45:10 / 5:45 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 04/11/20 / 2020-11-04 17:45:10 / November 4, 2020 @ 5:45 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 80.34 km (50 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us7000cadd. Event ids that are associated: pt20309050, us7000cadd. Exact location of earthquake, -68.1853° West, 18.1517° North, depth 80.34 km.

Close country/countries, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Guaymate, La Romana, Salvaleón de Higüey (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 89 km (55 miles) from La Romana (c. 208 400 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Salvaleón de Higüey (c. 123 800 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Punta Cana (c. 100 000 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Guaymate (c. 6 200 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Otra Banda (c. 6 100 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from San Rafael del Yuma (c. 5 300 pop).

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days three hundred and nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred 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. 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: 51 km ESE of Boca de Yuma, Dominican Republic.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -68.1853° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 18.1517° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 80.34 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 51 km ESE of Boca de Yuma, 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 2020-11-04 17:45:10 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-11-04 17:58:08 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 2 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.1 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 326 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 ,pt,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 0.405 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.72 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 94 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us7000cadd Id of event.
Event Code 7000cadd An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,pt20309050,us7000cadd, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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