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Minor earthquake, 3.32 mag strikes near San Rafael del Yuma in Dominican Republic

Earthquake location 18.175S, -68.7253WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.32 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 9 kilometers (6 miles) from San Rafael del Yuma in Dominican Republic. Exact location of earthquake, -68.7253° West, 18.175° North, depth 71 km. Global time and date of event 30/03/20 / 2020-03-30 11:11:28 / March 30, 2020 @ 11:11 am UTC/GMT. The 3.32-magnitude earthquake was detected at 07:11:28 / 7:11 am (local time epicenter). Event id: pr2020090010. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2020090010, us70008ilr. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 71 km (44 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Nearby country/countries, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 68 km (42 miles) from San Pedro de Macorís (c. 217 900 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from La Romana (c. 208 400 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Salvaleón de Higüey (c. 123 800 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Punta Cana (c. 100 000 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Santa Cruz de El Seibo (c. 23 500 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Santa Cruz de El Seibo, San Pedro de Macorís, Punta Cana (min 5000 pop).

Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.

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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. 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: 9 km S of San Rafael del Yuma, Dominican Republic.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.32 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -68.7253° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 18.175° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 71 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 9km S 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 2020-03-30 11:11:28 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-03-30 12:45:14 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -240 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 170 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,us, 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 1.207 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.46 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 192 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 pr2020090010 Id of event.
Event Code 2020090010 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,pr2020090010,us70008ilr, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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