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Minor earthquake, 3.7 mag was detected near Boca de Yuma in Dominican Republic

Earthquake location 17.8081S, -68.6993WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.7 (ml/mb) was reported 63 kilometers (39 miles) from Boca de Yuma in Dominican Republic on Wednesday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 29/05/24 / 2024-05-29 03:52:26 / May 29, 2024 @ 3:52 am. Exact location, longitude -68.6993° West, latitude 17.8081° North, depth = 6 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 6 km (4 miles). The temblor was reported at 03:52:26 / 3:52 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: pr2024150000. Event ids that are associated: pr2024150000.

Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was La Romana, San Rafael del Yuma (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 75 km (46 miles) from La Romana (c. 208 400 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from San Rafael del Yuma (c. 5 300 pop).

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. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days seventeen and in the last 365 days twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.

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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 63 km S of Boca de Yuma, Dominican Republic.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.7 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -68.6993° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 17.8081° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 6 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 63 km S of Boca de 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 2024-05-29 03:52:26 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2024-05-29 04:24:06 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 211 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 11 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.7741 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.51 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 243 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 pr2024150000 Id of event.
Event Code 2024150000 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,pr2024150000, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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