Light mag. 3.3 earthquake - Castillo, 5.5 km north of Pimentel, Provincia Duarte, Dominican Republic, on Thursday, 21 Jan 2021 8:50 am (GMT -4) -
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Light magnitude 3.3 earthquake at 4 km depth
21 Jan 13:56 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 1 hour and 6 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: Thursday, 21 Jan 2021 8:50 am (GMT -4)
Depth: 4.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 19.23°N / 70.09°W (Castillo, Provincia Duarte, Dominican Republic)
Nearby towns and cities:
5 km (3 mi) NNE of Pimentel (Duarte) (pop: 9,550) --> See nearby quakes!
13 km (8 mi) ENE of Las Guaranas (Duarte) (pop: 9,590) --> See nearby quakes!
19 km (12 mi) ESE of San Francisco de Macoris (Duarte) (pop: 124,800) --> See nearby quakes!
19 km (12 mi) WNW of Villa Riva (Duarte) (pop: 5,700) --> See nearby quakes!
21 km (13 mi) NNE of Cotui (Sánchez Ramírez) (pop: 41,600) --> See nearby quakes!
23 km (15 mi) WSW of El Factor (María Trinidad Sánchez) (pop: 7,010) --> See nearby quakes!
25 km (16 mi) ENE of Fantino (Sánchez Ramírez) (pop: 10,000) --> See nearby quakes!
44 km (28 mi) NW of Sabana Grande de Boya (Monte Plata) (pop: 16,800) --> See nearby quakes!
68 km (42 mi) ESE of Santiago de los Caballeros (pop: 1,200,000) --> See nearby quakes!
87 km (54 mi) NNW of Santo Domingo (Nacional) (pop: 2,201,900) --> 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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