Weak mag. 3.9 earthquake - Caribbean Sea, 5.6 km south of La Romana, Dominican Republic, on Saturday, 2 January 2021 at 11:13 (GMT) -
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Weak magnitude 3.9 earthquake at 148 km depth
2 Jan 16:38 UTC: First to report: USGS after 5 hours.
Date & time: 2 Jan 2021 11:13:56 UTC -
Depth: 148.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 18.378°N / 68.9636°W (Caribbean Sea, Dominican Republic)
Nearby towns and cities:
6 km (3 mi) S of La Romana (pop: 208,400) --> See nearby quakes!
23 km (15 mi) S of Guaymate (pop: 6,220) --> See nearby quakes!
51 km (32 mi) ESE of Quisqueya (pop: 17,700) --> See nearby quakes!
63 km (39 mi) WSW of Punta Cana (pop: 100,000) --> See nearby quakes!
68 km (42 mi) E of Boca Chica (pop: 46,300) --> See nearby quakes!
95 km (59 mi) E of Santo Domingo Este (pop: 700,000) --> See nearby quakes!
98 km (61 mi) E of Villa Francisca (pop: 50,200) --> See nearby quakes!
99 km (61 mi) E of Santo Domingo (pop: 2,201,900) --> See nearby quakes!
181 km (112 mi) W of Rincon (Rincón, Puerto Rico) (pop: 1,500) --> See nearby quakes!
218 km (135 mi) ESE of Santiago de los Caballeros (pop: 1,200,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 4.5 x 1010 joules (12.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 10.7 tons of TNT) More info
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|3.9||148 km||5 Km S of La Romana, Dominican Republic||USGS|
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