Light mag. 3.6 earthquake - North Atlantic Ocean, 41 km north of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic, on Friday, 15 January 2021 at 12:31 (GMT) -

Light mag. 3.6 earthquake - North Atlantic Ocean, 41 km north of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic, on Friday, 15 January 2021 at 12:31 (GMT)

Light magnitude 3.6 earthquake at 10 km depth

15 Jan 14:46 UTC: First to report: USGS after 2 hours and 15 minutes.
Date & time: 15 Jan 2021 12:31:33 UTC -
Magnitude: 3.6
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 18.9368°N / 68.502°W (North Atlantic Ocean, Dominican Republic)
Nearby towns and cities:
36 km (22 mi) NNE of Otra Banda (Higüey) (pop: 6,070) --> See nearby quakes!
41 km (25 mi) NNW of Punta Cana (pop: 100,000) --> See nearby quakes!
42 km (26 mi) NNE of Salvaleon de Higüey (pop: 123,800) --> See nearby quakes!
58 km (36 mi) E of Miches (pop: 9,270) --> See nearby quakes!
82 km (51 mi) ENE of Hato Mayor del Rey (Hato Mayor) (pop: 36,000) --> See nearby quakes!
93 km (58 mi) ESE of Santa Barbara de Samana (Samana) (pop: 11,400) --> See nearby quakes!
101 km (62 mi) ENE of San Pedro de Macoris (pop: 217,900) --> See nearby quakes!
148 km (92 mi) WNW of Rincon (Rincón, Puerto Rico) (pop: 1,500) --> See nearby quakes!
155 km (97 mi) ENE of Santo Domingo (pop: 2,201,900) --> See nearby quakes!
165 km (103 mi) ENE of Santo Domingo Oeste (pop: 701,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.6 x 1010 joules (4.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 3.79 tons of TNT) More info
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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
3.610 km35 Km NNE of Otra Banda, Dominican RepublicUSGS

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Miami, Florida / Weak shaking (MMI III) / 1-2 s : I heard an under ground sound then my doors and and windows shook  
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