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Light earthquake, 4.1 mag strikes near Gonzalo in Dominican Republic

Earthquake location 19.037S, -69.611WA light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 17 kilometers (11 miles) from Gonzalo in Dominican Republic. All ids that are associated to the event: pt17165002. Unique identifier: pt17165002. The temblor was reported at 03:15:14 / 3:15 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 14/06/17 / 2017-06-14 07:15:14 / June 14, 2017 @ 7:15 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 107.8 km (67 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -69.611 West, latitude 19.037 North, depth = 107.8 km.

Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Salsipuedes, Cambita Garabitos, San Gregorio de Nigua. Epicenter of the earthquake was 72 km (45 miles) from Santo Domingo (c. 2 201 900 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Santo Domingo Oeste (c. 701 300 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from San Pedro de Macorís (c. 217 900 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Bella Vista (c. 175 700 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from San Cristóbal (c. 154 000 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from San Francisco de Macorís (c. 124 800 pop).

Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fourty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 17 km ENE of Gonzalo, Dominican Republic.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -69.611° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 19.037° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 107.8 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 17km ENE of Gonzalo, 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 2017-06-14 07:15:14 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-06-14 07:38:07 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -240 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 11 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 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 262 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network pt The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,pt, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used 19 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 129.599989632 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type Ml The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID pt17165002 Id of event.
Event Code 17165002 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,pt17165002, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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