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Minor earthquake, 3.8 mag was detected near Jicomé in Dominican Republic

Earthquake location 19.6368S, -70.9676WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Jicomé in Dominican Republic. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 24.242 km (15 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 00:09:31 / 12:09 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -70.9676 West, latitude 19.6368 North, depth = 24.242 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000mqlj. Id of event: us7000mqlj. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 06/06/24 / 2024-06-06 00:09:31 / June 6, 2024 @ 12:09 am.

Close country/countries that might be effected, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 35 km (22 miles) from Santiago de los Caballeros (c. 1 200 000 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Puerto Plata (c. 146 000 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from San Francisco de Macorís (c. 124 800 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Concepción de La Vega (c. 102 400 pop), 54 km (33 miles) from Moca (c. 61 800 pop), 15 km (9 miles) from Mao (c. 48 300 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Constanza, San Francisco de Macorís, Jima Abajo (min 5000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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.

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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. 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: 2 km SW of Jicomé, Dominican Republic.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -70.9676° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 19.6368° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 24.242 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 2 km SW of Jicomé, 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 2024-06-06 00:09:31 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2024-06-06 00:39:53 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2 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 222 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 ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used 35 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.192 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.71 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 106 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mwr The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us7000mqlj Id of event.
Event Code 7000mqlj An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000mqlj, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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