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Minor earthquake, 3.57 mag strikes near Mona Passage

Earthquake location 18.5315S, -68.5501WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.57 (ml/mb) was reported Mona Passage kilometers (0 miles) from Mona Passage on Tuesday. Unique identifier: pr2020329000. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2020329000. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 24/11/20 / 2020-11-24 00:32:03 / November 24, 2020 @ 12:32 am. The 3.57-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 00:32:03 / 12:32 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 151 km (94 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -68.5501 West, latitude 18.5315 North, depth = 151 km.

Close country/countries, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 79 km (49 miles) from San Pedro de Macorís (c. 217 900 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from La Romana (c. 208 400 pop), 19 km (12 miles) from Salvaleón de Higüey (c. 123 800 pop), 16 km (10 miles) from Punta Cana (c. 100 000 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Hato Mayor del Rey (c. 36 000 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Santa Cruz de El Seibo (c. 23 500 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was San Pedro de Macorís, Hato Mayor del Rey, Miches (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 one, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days three hundred and seventy-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: Mona Passage. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.57 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -68.5501° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 18.5315° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 151 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place Mona Passage Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-11-24 00:32:03 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-11-24 01:19:10 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 196 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 13 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.1696 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.05 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 193 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 pr2020329000 Id of event.
Event Code 2020329000 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,pr2020329000, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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