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Light earthquake, 4.09 mag strikes near Guaymate in Dominican Republic

Earthquake location 18.6725S, -68.9015WA light earthquake magnitude 4.09 (ml/mb) strikes 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Guaymate in Dominican Republic on Wednesday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -68.9015 West, latitude 18.6725 North, depth = 108 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 108 km (67 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: pr2024150002. Unique identifier: pr2024150002. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.09-magnitude earthquake was detected at 09:15:25 / 9:15 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 29/05/24 / 2024-05-29 09:15:25 / May 29, 2024 @ 9:15 am.

Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Bayaguana, Boca Chica, Samaná (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 48 km (30 miles) from San Pedro de Macorís (c. 217 900 pop), 28 km (18 miles) from La Romana (c. 208 400 pop), 21 km (13 miles) from Salvaleón de Higüey (c. 123 800 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Punta Cana (c. 100 000 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Boca Chica (c. 46 300 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Hato Mayor del Rey (c. 36 000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop) (That might be effected).

In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days twenty-one and in the last 365 days twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 12 km NE of Guaymate, Dominican Republic. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.09 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -68.9015° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 18.6725° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 108 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 12 km NE of Guaymate, 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 2024-05-29 09:15:25 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2024-05-29 09:37:40 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 257 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, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used 16 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.5437 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.54 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 147 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 pr2024150002 Id of event.
Event Code 2024150002 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,pr2024150002, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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