Minor mag. 3.5 earthquake - Caribbean Sea, 52 km southeast of Romana, Dominican Republic, on 2019-02-08 03:44:46 -04:00
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Minor magnitude 3.5 earthquake at 139 km depth
8 Feb 15:10 UTC: First to report: USGS after 7 hours.
Local time at epicenter: 2019-02-08 03:44:46 -04:00
Depth: 139.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 18.026°N / 68.7216°W (Caribbean Sea, Dominican Republic)
Nearby towns and cities:
41 km (25 mi) SSW of Boca de Yuma (pop: 1,990) --> See nearby quakes!
52 km (32 mi) SSE of Romana (pop: 208,400) --> See nearby quakes!
70 km (44 mi) SSW of Punta Cana (pop: 100,000) --> See nearby quakes!
89 km (55 mi) SSE of Santa Cruz de El Seibo (El Seibo) (pop: 23,500) --> See nearby quakes!
93 km (58 mi) SE of Quisqueya (pop: 17,700) --> See nearby quakes!
100 km (62 mi) SE of Hato Mayor del Rey (Hato Mayor) (pop: 36,000) --> See nearby quakes!
131 km (81 mi) ESE of Santo Domingo Este (pop: 700,000) --> See nearby quakes!
133 km (83 mi) ESE of Santo Domingo (pop: 2,201,900) --> See nearby quakes!
145 km (90 mi) ESE of Santo Domingo Oeste (pop: 701,300) --> See nearby quakes!
152 km (94 mi) ESE of San Cristobal (pop: 154,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.1 x 1010 joules (3.12 megawatt hours, equivalent to 2.68 tons of TNT) More info
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|3.5||139 km||- 40km SSW of Boca de Yuma, Dominican Republic||USGS|
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