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Minor earthquake, 3.9 mag has occurred near Sabana de La Mar in Dominican Republic

Earthquake location 19.0685S, -69.2572WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Sabana de La Mar in Dominican Republic. Exact location, longitude -69.2572° West, latitude 19.0685° North, depth = 30.17 km. The 3.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:55:25 / 9:55 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 18/08/18 / 2018-08-18 01:55:25 / August 18, 2018 @ 1:55 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 30.17 km (19 miles). Unique identifier: us1000gc2c. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000gc2c.

Country/countries that might be effected, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 68 km (42 miles) from San Pedro de Macorís (c. 217 900 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from La Romana (c. 208 400 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Salvaleón de Higüey (c. 123 800 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Boca Chica (c. 46 300 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Hato Mayor del Rey (c. 36 000 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Nagua (c. 33 900 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Yamasá, Esperalvillo, Castillo (min 5000 pop).

Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes 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 one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days ninety-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.

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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 data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 13 km E of Sabana de La Mar, Dominican Republic.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -69.2572° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 19.0685° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 30.17 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 13km E of Sabana de La Mar, 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 2018-08-18 01:55:25 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-08-19 22:40:46 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -240 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2 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 234 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 ,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 0.996 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.85 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 122 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 us1000gc2c Id of event.
Event Code 1000gc2c An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us1000gc2c, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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