Weak mag. 3.3 earthquake - Caribbean Sea, 19 km southeast of Boca de Yuma, Dominican Republic, on Friday, 8 January 2021 at 06:41 (GMT) -
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Weak magnitude 3.3 earthquake at 69 km depth
8 Jan 11:18 UTC: First to report: USGS after 5 hours.
Depth: 69.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 18.23°N / 68.5195°W (Caribbean Sea, Dominican Republic)
Nearby towns and cities:
19 km (12 mi) SSE of Boca de Yuma (pop: 1,990) --> See nearby quakes!
41 km (25 mi) SSW of Punta Cana (pop: 100,000) --> See nearby quakes!
47 km (29 mi) SSE of Higuey (pop: 123,800) --> See nearby quakes!
63 km (39 mi) SE of Guaymate (pop: 6,220) --> See nearby quakes!
81 km (50 mi) SE of Santa Cruz de El Seibo (El Seibo) (pop: 23,500) --> See nearby quakes!
87 km (54 mi) ESE of San Pedro de Macoris (pop: 217,900) --> See nearby quakes!
98 km (61 mi) SE of Hato Mayor del Rey (Hato Mayor) (pop: 36,000) --> See nearby quakes!
144 km (90 mi) E of Santo Domingo Este (pop: 700,000) --> See nearby quakes!
147 km (92 mi) E of Santo Domingo (pop: 2,201,900) --> See nearby quakes!
159 km (99 mi) E of Santo Domingo Oeste (pop: 701,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 5.6 x 109 joules (1.56 megawatt hours, equivalent to 1.34 tons of TNT) More info
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|3.3||69 km||18 Km SSE of Boca De Yuma, Dominican Republic||USGS|
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