Minor mag. 3.1 earthquake - 81 km NNE of Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic on Thursday, 20 August 2020
20 Aug 19:07 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 55 minutes.
Depth: 87.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 19.17°N / 69.68°W (Dominican Republic)
Nearby towns and cities:
10 km (6 mi) SW of Sánchez (pop: 11,400)
13 km (8 mi) E of Agua Santa del Yuna (pop: 1,800)
19 km (12 mi) E of Arenoso (pop: 2,900)
81 km (50 mi) NE of Santo Domingo (pop: 2,201,900)
82 km (51 mi) NE of Santo Domingo Oeste (pop: 701,300)
111 km (69 mi) SE of Santiago de los Caballeros (pop: 1,200,000)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 2.8 x 109 joules (783 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.674 tons of TNT) [learn more]
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|Time||Mag. / Depth||Location||Source|
|Thu, 20 Aug 18:11 UTC||M 3.1 / 87 km||81 km NNE of Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic||EMSC|
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