Weak mag. 3.1 earthquake - North Atlantic Ocean, 68 km northeast of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic, on Saturday, 30 January 2021 at 06:25 (GMT) -
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Weak magnitude 3.1 earthquake at 31 km depth
30 Jan 12:52 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 6 hours.
Date & time: 30 Jan 2021 06:25:23 UTC -
Depth: 31.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 19.12°N / 68.09°W (North Atlantic Ocean, Dominican Republic)
Nearby towns and cities:
68 km (42 mi) NNE of Punta Cana (pop: 100,000) --> See nearby quakes!
86 km (53 mi) NE of Salvaleon de Higüey (pop: 123,800) --> See nearby quakes!
107 km (67 mi) ENE of Santa Cruz de El Seibo (El Seibo) (pop: 23,500) --> See nearby quakes!
121 km (75 mi) NE of La Romana (pop: 208,400) --> See nearby quakes!
124 km (77 mi) NW of Rincon (Rincón, Puerto Rico) (pop: 1,500) --> See nearby quakes!
129 km (80 mi) ENE of Hato Mayor del Rey (Hato Mayor) (pop: 36,000) --> See nearby quakes!
148 km (92 mi) ENE of San Pedro de Macoris (pop: 217,900) --> See nearby quakes!
199 km (124 mi) ENE of Santo Domingo Este (pop: 700,000) --> See nearby quakes!
203 km (126 mi) ENE of Santo Domingo (pop: 2,201,900) --> See nearby quakes!
221 km (137 mi) WNW of Aibonito (Puerto Rico) (pop: 8,950) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 2.8 x 109 joules (783 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.674 tons of TNT) More info
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