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Light earthquake, 4.3 mag strikes near Gaspar Hernandez in Dominican Republic

Earthquake location 19.6189S, -70.2961WA light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (mg/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 1 kilometers (1 miles) from Gaspar Hernandez in Dominican Republic. The temblor was reported at 04:57:17 / 4:57 am (local time epicenter) at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Global time of event 16/06/15 / 2015-06-16 08:57:17 / June 16, 2015 @ 8:57 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has been issued near Gaspar Hernandez in Dominican Republic, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Exact location of event, longitude -70.2961 West, latitude 19.6189 North, depth 10 km, unique identifier, us20002q8i. Ids that are associated to the event, ,at00nq14vg,us20002q8i,.

Close countries, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop). The epicenter was 46 km (29 miles) from Santiago de los Caballeros (c. 1 200 000 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Puerto Plata (c. 146 000 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from San Francisco de Macorís (c. 124 800 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Concepción de La Vega (c. 102 400 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Bonao (c. 73 300 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Moca (c. 61 800 pop). Nearest city, towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Monción, Constanza, Sabana Grande de Boyá.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -70.2961° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 19.6189° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 1km SW of Gaspar Hernandez, 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 2015-06-16 08:57:17 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-06-16 09:12:43 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -240 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 8 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.4 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 1 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 287 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 ,at,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 0.449 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.98 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 77 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 us20002q8i Id of event.
Event Code 20002q8i An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,at00nq14vg,us20002q8i, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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