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Moderate mag. 4.1 earthquake - 85 km north of Santiago de los Caballeros, Dominican Republic, on Saturday, July 11, 2020 at 05:10 GMT

Moderate mag. 4.1 earthquake - 85 km north of Santiago de los Caballeros, Dominican Republic, on Saturday, July 11, 2020 at 05:10 GMT Moderate mag. 4.1 earthquake - 85 km north of Santiago de los Caballeros, Dominican Republic, on Saturday, July 11, 2020 at 05:10 GMT

Moderate magnitude 4.1 earthquake at 10 km depth

11 Jul 05:25 UTC: First to report: USGS after 15 minutes.

Earthquake details

Date & timeJul 11, 2020 05:10:32 UTC
Local time at epicenter
StatusConfirmed
Magnitude4.1
Depth10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude20.2036°N / 70.8146°W (North Atlantic Ocean, Dominican Republic)
Antipode20.204°S / 109.185°E
Shaking intensityLight shaking near epicenter
Felt0 reports
Primary data sourceUSGS (United States Geological Survey)
Nearby towns and cities38 km (24 mi) NNE of Luperon (pop: 4,390) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
47 km (30 mi) NNW of Puerto Plata (pop: 146,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
57 km (35 mi) NNW of Monte Llano (Villa Montellano) (pop: 19,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
60 km (37 mi) N of Rio Grande (Altamira) (pop: 20,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
71 km (44 mi) NNE of Esperanza (pop: 42,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
71 km (44 mi) N of Villa Bisono (Bisono) (pop: 33,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
85 km (53 mi) N of Santiago de los Caballeros (pop: 1,200,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
95 km (59 mi) NNW of Moca (pop: 61,800) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
144 km (89 mi) SSE of Kobern Taun (Turks & Caicos Islands) (pop: 3,720) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
216 km (134 mi) NNW of Santo Domingo (pop: 2,201,900) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
135 km (84 mi) N of Haiti Island (pop: 21,107,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Estimated seismic energy released8.9 x 1010 joules (24.8 megawatt hours, equivalent to 21.3 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
Mag.DepthLocationSource
4.110 km37 km NNE of Luperón, Dominican RepublicUSGS
4.110 kmDominican Republic RegionEMSC

Seismograms

Seismic station: Grand Turk, Turks and Caicos Islands (GRTK/CU network) | Distance from quake: 149 km / 93 mi | Show on map | Station Info
Seismic station Grand Turk, Turks and Caicos Islands: vertical movement plot around time of quake (source: IRIS/BUD)
Seismogram (vertical component) around time of quake. Thin dotted red line indicates time of quake. Seismic waves arrive some time later, depending on distance. Source: IRIS Buffer of Uniform Data (BUD) webtool
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User reports for this quake

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
There are no user reports for this quake.

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