Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - North Atlantic Ocean, 80 km northeast of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic, on Thursday, November 3, 1966 at 16:24 (GMT)
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Strong magnitude 6.0 earthquake at 27 km depth
Depth: 26.5 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 19.102°N / 67.878°W↗ (North Atlantic Ocean, Dominican Republic)
Antipode: 19.102°S / 112.122°E↗
Nearby towns and cities:
80 km (50 mi) NE of Punta Cana (pop: 100,000) --> See nearby quakes!
103 km (64 mi) ENE of Higuey (pop: 123,800) --> See nearby quakes!
138 km (85 mi) NE of La Romana (pop: 208,400) --> See nearby quakes!
199 km (124 mi) WNW of Cataño (Catano, Puerto Rico) (pop: 28,100) --> See nearby quakes!
200 km (124 mi) WNW of San Juan (Puerto Rico) (pop: 418,100) --> See nearby quakes!
201 km (125 mi) WNW of Aibonito (Puerto Rico) (pop: 8,950) --> See nearby quakes!
223 km (139 mi) WNW of Loiza (Puerto Rico) (pop: 4,310) --> See nearby quakes!
223 km (139 mi) ENE of Santo Domingo (pop: 2,201,900) --> See nearby quakes!
235 km (146 mi) WNW of Las Piedras (Puerto Rico) (pop: 6,660) --> See nearby quakes!
299 km (185 mi) E of Santiago de los Caballeros (pop: 1,200,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 1013 joules (17.5 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 15080 tons of TNT or 0.9 atomic bombs!) More info
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|6.0||27 km||Mona Passage (Dominican Republic)||USGS|
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