Minor mag. 3.6 earthquake - Caribbean Sea, 13 km southeast of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic, on Thursday, 25 February 2021 at 04:48 (GMT) -
Quake Data | Interactive map | User Reports | Earlier quakes in same area | Quakes in Dominican Republic| Provincia de La Altagracia | Provincia de El Seibo | Provincia de Hato Mayor | Provincia de San Pedro de Macoris | Provincia de Santo Domingo | Nacional
Minor magnitude 3.6 earthquake at 118 km depth
25 Feb 08:12 UTC: First to report: USGS after 3 hours.
Date & time: 25 Feb 2021 04:48:22 UTC -
Depth: 118.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 18.5248°N / 68.299°W (Caribbean Sea, Dominican Republic)
Nearby towns and cities:
13 km (8 mi) ESE of Punta Cana (pop: 100,000) --> See nearby quakes!
41 km (25 mi) ESE of Otra Banda (Higüey) (pop: 6,070) --> See nearby quakes!
41 km (25 mi) ENE of San Rafael del Yuma (pop: 5,290) --> See nearby quakes!
82 km (51 mi) ESE of Santa Cruz de El Seibo (El Seibo) (pop: 23,500) --> See nearby quakes!
104 km (65 mi) ESE of Hato Mayor del Rey (Hato Mayor) (pop: 36,000) --> See nearby quakes!
107 km (66 mi) E of San Pedro de Macoris (pop: 217,900) --> See nearby quakes!
113 km (70 mi) W of Rincon (Rincón, Puerto Rico) (pop: 1,500) --> See nearby quakes!
164 km (102 mi) E of Santo Domingo Este (pop: 700,000) --> See nearby quakes!
168 km (104 mi) E of Santo Domingo (pop: 2,201,900) --> See nearby quakes!
179 km (111 mi) E of Santo Domingo Oeste (pop: 701,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.6 x 1010 joules (4.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 3.79 tons of TNT) More info
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
|3.6||118 km||12 Km ESE of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic||USGS|
|3.6||118 km||MONA PASSAGE, DOMINICAN REPUBLIC||EMSC|
User reports for this quake
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.