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Minor earthquake, 3.37 mag strikes near Boca de Yuma in Dominican Republic

Earthquake location 17.9858S, -68.1521WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.37 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 64 kilometers (40 miles) from Boca de Yuma in Dominican Republic. The temblor was picked up at 07:34:22 / 7:34 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -68.1521 West, latitude 17.9858 North, depth = 86 km. Id of earthquake: pr2021060005. Event ids that are associated: pr2021060005. The epicenter was at a depth of 86 km (53 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 01/03/21 / 2021-03-01 07:34:22 / March 1, 2021 @ 7:34 am.

Event epicenter was 71 km (44 miles) from Punta Cana (c. 100 000 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from San Rafael del Yuma (c. 5 300 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was San Rafael del Yuma, Punta Cana.

Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. 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 nine, in the past 30 days twenty-one and in the last 365 days two hundred and three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. 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: 64 km SE of Boca de Yuma, Dominican Republic.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.37 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -68.1521° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 17.9858° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 86 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 64 km SE 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 2021-03-01 07:34:22 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2021-03-01 08:20:21 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 175 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 0.5757 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.16 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 200 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 pr2021060005 Id of event.
Event Code 2021060005 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,pr2021060005, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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