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Minor earthquake: M3.79 quake has struck near Boca de Yuma in Dominican Republic

Earthquake location 17.7741S, -68.0695WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.79 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 87 km SE of Boca de Yuma, Dominican Republic (54 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 09/06/24 / 2024-06-09 03:00:24 / June 9, 2024 @ 3:00 am UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude -68.0695° West, latitude 17.7741° North, depth = 54 km. The temblor was detected at 03:00:24 / 3:00 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 54 km (34 miles). Event id: pr2024161000. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000mr9p, pr2024161000.

Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days twenty-one and in the last 365 days thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.

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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. 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: 87 km SE of Boca de Yuma, Dominican Republic.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.79 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -68.0695° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 17.7741° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 54 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 87 km SE 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 2024-06-09 03:00:24 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2024-06-09 04:19:48 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 221 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 15 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.9875 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.42 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 227 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 pr2024161000 Id of event.
Event Code 2024161000 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000mr9p,pr2024161000, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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