Weak mag. 3.4 earthquake - Caribbean Sea, Dominican Republic, 35 km west of Caribbean Galapagos Island, Puerto Rico, on Friday, 15 Jan 2021 4:28 am (GMT -4) -
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Weak magnitude 3.4 earthquake at 74 km depth
15 Jan 09:43 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 1 hour and 15 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: Friday, 15 Jan 2021 4:28 am (GMT -4)
Depth: 74.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 18.07°N / 68.22°W (Caribbean Sea, Dominican Republic)
Nearby towns and cities:
54 km (33 mi) SE of Boca de Yuma (pop: 1,990) --> See nearby quakes!
60 km (37 mi) SSE of Punta Cana (pop: 100,000) --> See nearby quakes!
80 km (49 mi) SE of Higuey (pop: 123,800) --> See nearby quakes!
89 km (55 mi) ESE of Romana (pop: 208,400) --> See nearby quakes!
116 km (72 mi) SE of Santa Cruz de El Seibo (El Seibo) (pop: 23,500) --> See nearby quakes!
123 km (76 mi) ESE of San Pedro de Macoris (pop: 217,900) --> See nearby quakes!
134 km (83 mi) SE of Hato Mayor del Rey (Hato Mayor) (pop: 36,000) --> See nearby quakes!
179 km (111 mi) ESE of Santo Domingo Este (pop: 700,000) --> See nearby quakes!
182 km (113 mi) ESE of Santo Domingo (pop: 2,201,900) --> See nearby quakes!
194 km (121 mi) ESE of Santo Domingo Oeste (pop: 701,300) --> 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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|3.4||74 km||- 52 km SE of Boca de Yuma, Dominican Republic||EMSC|
|3.4||74 km||52 Km SE of Boca De Yuma, Dominican Republic, Puerto Rico||USGS|
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