Minor mag. 3.7 earthquake - 16 km northeast of Salvaleon de Higüey, Dominican Republic, on Wednesday, 6 January 2021 at 05:42 (GMT) -
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Minor magnitude 3.7 earthquake at 136 km depth
6 Jan 08:20 UTC: First to report: USGS after 2 hours and 37 minutes.
Date & time: 6 Jan 2021 05:42:37 UTC -
Depth: 136.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 18.7253°N / 68.614°W (Higüey, Provincia de La Altagracia, Dominican Republic)
Nearby towns and cities:
10 km (6 mi) NNE of Otra Banda (Higüey, La Altagracia) (pop: 6,070) --> See nearby quakes!
16 km (10 mi) NE of Higuey (La Altagracia) (pop: 123,800) --> See nearby quakes!
27 km (17 mi) NW of Punta Cana (La Altagracia) (pop: 100,000) --> See nearby quakes!
33 km (21 mi) N of San Rafael del Yuma (La Altagracia) (pop: 5,290) --> See nearby quakes!
41 km (26 mi) ENE of Guaymate (La Romana) (pop: 6,220) --> See nearby quakes!
54 km (34 mi) ESE of Miches (El Seíbo) (pop: 9,270) --> See nearby quakes!
86 km (53 mi) ENE of Quisqueya (San Pedro de Macorís) (pop: 17,700) --> See nearby quakes!
134 km (83 mi) ENE of Santo Domingo Este (pop: 700,000) --> See nearby quakes!
138 km (86 mi) ENE of Santo Domingo (Nacional) (pop: 2,201,900) --> See nearby quakes!
148 km (92 mi) E of Santo Domingo Oeste (pop: 701,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 2.2 x 1010 joules (6.22 megawatt hours, equivalent to 5.35 tons of TNT) More info
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|3.7||136 km||9 Km NNE of Otra Banda, Dominican Republic||USGS|
|3.7||136 km||DOMINICAN REPUBLIC||EMSC|
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