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Minor earthquake, 3.67 mag was detected near San Rafael del Yuma in Dominican Republic

Earthquake location 18.397S, -68.7991WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.67 (ml/mb) was reported 13 kilometers (8 miles) from San Rafael del Yuma in Dominican Republic on Sunday. Exact location of earthquake, -68.7991° West, 18.397° North, depth 132 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 21/02/21 / 2021-02-21 22:14:27 / February 21, 2021 @ 10:14 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: pr2021052009. Unique identifier: pr2021052009. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 132 km (82 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 3.67-magnitude earthquake was detected at 22:14:27 / 10:14 pm (local time epicenter).

Close country/countries that might be effected, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 53 km (33 miles) from San Pedro de Macorís (c. 217 900 pop), 19 km (12 miles) from La Romana (c. 208 400 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Salvaleón de Higüey (c. 123 800 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Punta Cana (c. 100 000 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Boca Chica (c. 46 300 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Hato Mayor del Rey (c. 36 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Boca Chica, Los Llanos, Miches (min 5000 pop).

There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. 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 seven, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.

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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. 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: 13 km WSW of San Rafael del Yuma, Dominican Republic.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.67 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -68.7991° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 18.397° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 132 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 13 km WSW of San Rafael del 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 2021-02-21 22:14:27 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2021-02-21 23:31:02 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 207 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 17 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.4337 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 100 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 pr2021052009 Id of event.
Event Code 2021052009 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,pr2021052009, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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