Weak mag. 3.3 earthquake - Caribbean Sea, 64 km southeast of La Romana, Dominican Republic, on Friday, 15 Jan 2021 7:31 pm (GMT -4) -
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Weak magnitude 3.3 earthquake at 66 km depth
16 Jan 00:51 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 1 hour and 20 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: Friday, 15 Jan 2021 7:31 pm (GMT -4)
Depth: 66.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 17.92°N / 68.69°W (Caribbean Sea, Dominican Republic)
Nearby towns and cities:
52 km (32 mi) S of Boca de Yuma (pop: 1,990) --> See nearby quakes!
64 km (40 mi) SSE of Romana (pop: 208,400) --> See nearby quakes!
80 km (49 mi) SSW of Punta Cana (pop: 100,000) --> See nearby quakes!
88 km (55 mi) SE of San Pedro de Macoris (pop: 217,900) --> See nearby quakes!
101 km (63 mi) SSE of Santa Cruz de El Seibo (El Seibo) (pop: 23,500) --> See nearby quakes!
111 km (69 mi) SSE of Hato Mayor del Rey (Hato Mayor) (pop: 36,000) --> See nearby quakes!
139 km (86 mi) ESE of Santo Domingo Este (pop: 700,000) --> See nearby quakes!
141 km (88 mi) ESE of Santo Domingo (pop: 2,201,900) --> See nearby quakes!
153 km (95 mi) ESE of Santo Domingo Oeste (pop: 701,300) --> See nearby quakes!
159 km (99 mi) ESE of San Cristobal (pop: 154,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
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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