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Minor earthquake 3.2 mag, 3 km WNW of Hato Mayor del Rey, Dominican Republic

Earthquake location 18.7807S, -69.2869WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Hato Mayor del Rey in Dominican Republic. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 04/08/20 / 2020-08-04 15:21:46 / August 4, 2020 @ 3:21 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 88.77 km (55 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: pr2020217002, us6000b9be. Unique identifier: us6000b9be. The temblor was reported at 15:21:46 / 3:21 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -69.2869 West, latitude 18.7807 North, depth = 88.77 km.

Close country/countries, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Santo Domingo, Villa Riva, Esperalvillo. Earthquake epicenter was 80 km (50 miles) from Santo Domingo (c. 2 201 900 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from San Pedro de Macorís (c. 217 900 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from La Romana (c. 208 400 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Bella Vista (c. 175 700 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Salvaleón de Higüey (c. 123 800 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days sixty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 3 km WNW of Hato Mayor del Rey, Dominican Republic. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -69.2869° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 18.7807° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 88.77 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 3 km WNW of Hato Mayor del Rey, 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 2020-08-04 15:21:46 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-08-04 18:51:31 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 158 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 ,pr,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 0.514 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.6 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 132 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 us6000b9be Id of event.
Event Code 6000b9be An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,pr2020217002,us6000b9be, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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