Minor mag. 3.0 earthquake - Caribbean Sea, 75 km southeast of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic, on Wednesday, 24 Feb 2021 4:58 pm (GMT -4) -

Minor mag. 3.0 earthquake - Caribbean Sea, 75 km southeast of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic, on Wednesday, 24 Feb 2021 4:58 pm (GMT -4)

Minor magnitude 3.0 earthquake at 54 km depth

24 Feb 21:37 UTC: First to report: USGS after 40 minutes.
Date & time: 24 Feb 2021 20:58:05 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Wednesday, 24 Feb 2021 4:58 pm (GMT -4)
Magnitude: 3
Depth: 54.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 17.9896°N / 68.06°W (Caribbean Sea, Dominican Republic)
Nearby towns and cities:
72 km (45 mi) SE of Boca de Yuma (pop: 1,990) --> See nearby quakes!
75 km (47 mi) SSE of Punta Cana (pop: 100,000) --> See nearby quakes!
94 km (58 mi) WSW of Rincon (Rincón, Puerto Rico) (pop: 1,500) --> See nearby quakes!
98 km (61 mi) SE of Salvaleon de Higüey (pop: 123,800) --> See nearby quakes!
108 km (67 mi) ESE of La Romana (pop: 208,400) --> See nearby quakes!
135 km (84 mi) SE of Santa Cruz de El Seibo (El Seibo) (pop: 23,500) --> See nearby quakes!
142 km (88 mi) ESE of San Pedro de Macoris (pop: 217,900) --> See nearby quakes!
190 km (118 mi) W of Aibonito (Puerto Rico) (pop: 8,950) --> See nearby quakes!
198 km (123 mi) ESE of Santo Domingo Este (pop: 700,000) --> See nearby quakes!
201 km (125 mi) ESE of Santo Domingo (pop: 2,201,900) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Scattered Clouds 25.9°C (79 F), humidity: 67%, wind: 4 m/s (7 kts) from E
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 2 x 109 joules (554 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.477 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
3.054 km72 Km SE of Boca De Yuma, Dominican Republic, Puerto RicoUSGS
3.054 kmDOMINICAN REPUBLIC REGION, Puerto RicoEMSC

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