Minor mag. 3.0 earthquake - Dominican Republic on Wednesday, 16 September 2020
16 Sep 18:17 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 18 minutes.
Depth: 101.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 18.77°N / 70.09°W (Dominican Republic)
Nearby towns and cities:
7 km (4 mi) W of Yamasá (pop: 11,600)
8 km (5 mi) SW of Esperalvillo (pop: 5,400)
14 km (9 mi) NE of Villa Altagracia (pop: 40,000)
31 km (20 mi) NW of Santo Domingo Oeste (pop: 701,300)
39 km (24 mi) NW of Santo Domingo (pop: 2,201,900)
99 km (62 mi) SE of Santiago de los Caballeros (pop: 1,200,000)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 2 x 109 joules (554 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.477 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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|Time||Mag. / Depth||Location||Source|
|Wed, 16 Sep 17:59 UTC||M 3.0 / 101 km||Dominican Republic||EMSC|
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