Mag. 2.5 earthquake - 33 Km WSW of Santa Cruz De Barahona, Dominican Republic, on Saturday, 17 October 2020 at 03:07 (GMT) -
Minor magnitude 2.5 earthquake at 16 km depth
17 Oct 06:10 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 3 hours.
Depth: 16.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 18.05°N / 71.36°W (Dominican Republic)
Nearby towns and cities:
8 km (5 mi) WSW of Polo (pop: 2,120)
21 km (13 mi) NW of Enriquillo (pop: 5,420)
22 km (13 mi) WNW of Paraíso (pop: 6,490)
27 km (17 mi) W of La Ciénaga (pop: 2,880)
27 km (17 mi) SW of Cabral (pop: 12,300)
33 km (20 mi) WSW of Santa Cruz de Barahona (pop: 77,200)
162 km (101 mi) WSW of Santo Domingo (pop: 2,201,900)
171 km (106 mi) SSW of Santiago de los Caballeros (pop: 1,200,000)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 3.5 x 108 joules (98.6 kilowatt hours) More info
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|M 2.5||16 km||33 Km WSW of Santa Cruz De Barahona, Dominican Republic||EMSC|
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