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Minor mag. 3.4 earthquake - 35 Km NW of Santa Cruz De Barahona, Dominican Republic on Sunday, 18 October 2020

Minor mag. 3.4 earthquake  - 35 Km NW of Santa Cruz De Barahona, Dominican Republic on Sunday, 18 October 2020
18 Oct 16:07 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 17 minutes.
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Date & time: Sunday, 18 October 2020 15:49 UTC
Local time at epicenter: 18 Oct 11:49 am (GMT -4)
Magnitude: 3.4
Depth: 12.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 18.41°N / 71.36°W (Dominican Republic)
Nearby towns and cities:
8 km (5 mi) NE of Mella (pop: 2,000)
10 km (6 mi) SE of Neiba (pop: 18,700)
10 km (6 mi) S of Galván (pop: 6,000)
104 km (65 mi) E of Port-au-Prince (pop: 1,234,700)
135 km (84 mi) SW of Santiago de los Caballeros (pop: 1,200,000)
155 km (96 mi) W of Santo Domingo (pop: 2,201,900)
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Few Clouds 30°C (86 F), humidity: 70%, wind: 3 m/s (6 kts) from SE
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 7.9 x 109 joules (2.21 megawatt hours, equivalent to 1.9 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
18 Oct 11:49 am (GMT -4) (18 Oct 15:49:54 UTC)M 3.4 / 12 km35 Km NW of Santa Cruz De Barahona, Dominican RepublicEMSC

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Minor mag. 3.4 earthquake - 35 Km NW of Santa Cruz De Barahona, Dominican Republic on Sunday, 18 October 2020

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