Mag. 3.4 earthquake - 72 km northeast of Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic, on Monday, 23 Nov 2020 8:56 am (GMT -4) -
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Minor magnitude 3.4 earthquake at 5 km depth
23 Nov 14:03 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 1 hour and 7 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: Monday, 23 Nov 2020 8:56 am (GMT -4)
Depth: 5.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 20.19°N / 70.15°W (North Atlantic Ocean, Dominican Republic)
Nearby towns and cities:
56 km (35 mi) NNE of Cabarete (Puerto Plata) (pop: 4,090) --> See nearby quakes!
69 km (43 mi) NE of Monte Llano (Villa Montellano, Puerto Plata) (pop: 19,000) --> See nearby quakes!
72 km (44 mi) NE of Puerto Plata (pop: 146,000) --> See nearby quakes!
87 km (54 mi) NE of Rio Grande (Altamira, Puerto Plata) (pop: 20,200) --> See nearby quakes!
95 km (59 mi) NNE of Salcedo (Hermanas Mirabal) (pop: 45,300) --> See nearby quakes!
95 km (59 mi) NNW of Nagua (María Trinidad Sánchez) (pop: 33,900) --> See nearby quakes!
97 km (60 mi) NNE of Moca (Espaillat) (pop: 61,800) --> See nearby quakes!
99 km (62 mi) N of San Francisco de Macoris (Duarte) (pop: 124,800) --> See nearby quakes!
100 km (62 mi) NE of Santiago de los Caballeros (pop: 1,200,000) --> See nearby quakes!
193 km (120 mi) N of Santo Domingo (Nacional) (pop: 2,201,900) --> See nearby quakes!
143 km (89 mi) NW of Cayo Chico Island --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 7.9 x 109 joules (2.21 megawatt hours, equivalent to 1.9 tons of TNT) More info
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