Minor mag. 3.0 earthquake - 6.8 km west of Yamasa, Monte Plata, Dominican Republic, on Wednesday, September 16, 2020 at 17:59 (GMT) -
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Minor magnitude 3.0 earthquake at 101 km depth
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↗ (Yamasa, Provincia de Monte Plata, Dominican Republic)
Antipode: 18.77°S / 109.91°E↗
Nearby towns and cities:
7 km (4 mi) W of Yamasa (Monte Plata) (pop: 11,600) --> See nearby quakes!
14 km (9 mi) NE of Villa Altagracia (San Cristóbal) (pop: 40,000) --> See nearby quakes!
31 km (20 mi) NNW of Santo Domingo Oeste (pop: 701,300) --> See nearby quakes!
32 km (20 mi) W of Monte Plata (pop: 15,500) --> See nearby quakes!
37 km (23 mi) WSW of Sabana Grande de Boya (Monte Plata) (pop: 16,800) --> See nearby quakes!
38 km (24 mi) NNW of Bella Vista (Nacional) (pop: 175,700) --> See nearby quakes!
38 km (24 mi) NW of Villa Francisca (Nacional) (pop: 50,200) --> See nearby quakes!
39 km (24 mi) NNW of Santo Domingo (Nacional) (pop: 2,201,900) --> See nearby quakes!
40 km (25 mi) N of Bajos de Haina (San Cristóbal) (pop: 66,800) --> See nearby quakes!
99 km (62 mi) SE of Santiago de los Caballeros (pop: 1,200,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 2 x 109 joules (554 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.477 tons of TNT) More info
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|3.0||101 km||Dominican Republic||EMSC|
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