Light mag. 4.0 earthquake - 14 km south of Santa Cruz de El Seibo, Dominican Republic, on Wednesday, 20 Jan 2021 10:29 pm (GMT -4) -

Light mag. 4.0 earthquake - 14 km south of Santa Cruz de El Seibo, Dominican Republic, on Wednesday, 20 Jan 2021 10:29 pm (GMT -4)

Light magnitude 4.0 earthquake at 137 km depth

21 Jan 02:56 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 26 minutes.
21 Jan 03:34: Magnitude recalculated from 3.6 to 4.0. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 114.0 to 137.0 km (from 71 to 85 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 11 km (6.9 mi) towards N.
Date & time: 21 Jan 2021 02:29:48 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Wednesday, 20 Jan 2021 10:29 pm (GMT -4)
Magnitude: 4
Depth: 137.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 18.65°N / 68.99°W (El Seibo, Provincia de El Seibo, Dominican Republic)
Nearby towns and cities:
7 km (4 mi) N of Guaymate (La Romana) (pop: 6,220) --> See nearby quakes!
14 km (9 mi) SSE of Santa Cruz de El Seibo (El Seibo, El Seíbo) (pop: 23,500) --> See nearby quakes!
25 km (15 mi) N of Romana (La Romana) (pop: 208,400) --> See nearby quakes!
30 km (19 mi) W of Higuey (La Altagracia) (pop: 123,800) --> See nearby quakes!
45 km (28 mi) ENE of Quisqueya (San Pedro de Macorís) (pop: 17,700) --> See nearby quakes!
62 km (39 mi) W of Punta Cana (La Altagracia) (pop: 100,000) --> See nearby quakes!
68 km (42 mi) ENE of Boca Chica (Santo Domingo) (pop: 46,300) --> See nearby quakes!
69 km (43 mi) E of Bayaguana (Monte Plata) (pop: 21,100) --> See nearby quakes!
97 km (60 mi) ENE of Santo Domingo (Nacional) (pop: 2,201,900) --> See nearby quakes!
200 km (125 mi) ESE of Santiago de los Caballeros (pop: 1,200,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Few Clouds 20°C (68 F), humidity: 100%, wind: 3 m/s (6 kts) from NNE
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 1010 joules (17.5 megawatt hours, equivalent to 15.1 tons of TNT) More info
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4.0137 km6 Km N of Guaymate, Dominican RepublicUSGS

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