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Minor earthquake: M3.07 quake has struck near Punta Cana in Dominican Republic

Earthquake location 19.1951S, -67.7196WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.07 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 99 km NE of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic (62 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 7 km (4 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -67.7196 West, latitude 19.1951 North, depth = 7 km. The temblor was reported at 03:06:48 / 3:06 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: pr2020344002. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000cpc8, pr2020344002. Exact time and date of earthquake 09/12/20 / 2020-12-09 03:06:48 / December 9, 2020 @ 3:06 am UTC/GMT.

In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days fifteen, in the past 30 days thirty and in the last 365 days six hundred and thirty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 99 km NE of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.07 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -67.7196° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 19.1951° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 7 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 99 km NE of Punta Cana, 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 2020-12-09 03:06:48 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-12-09 03:33:51 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 145 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 ,us,pr, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used 18 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.8456 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.48 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 257 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 pr2020344002 Id of event.
Event Code 2020344002 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000cpc8,pr2020344002, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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