Minor mag. 3.4 earthquake - North Atlantic Ocean, 98 km northeast of Salvaleon de Higüey, Dominican Republic, on Tuesday, 16 Mar 2021 9:29 pm (GMT -4) -
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Minor magnitude 3.4 earthquake at 100 km depth
17 Mar 02:47 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 1 hour and 17 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: Tuesday, 16 Mar 2021 9:29 pm (GMT -4)
Depth: 100.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 19.05°N / 67.9°W (North Atlantic Ocean, Dominican Republic)
Nearby towns and cities:
74 km (46 mi) NE of Punta Cana (pop: 100,000) --> See nearby quakes!
98 km (61 mi) ENE of Higuey (pop: 123,800) --> See nearby quakes!
124 km (77 mi) NW of Mayaguez (Puerto Rico) (pop: 78,600) --> See nearby quakes!
124 km (77 mi) ENE of Santa Cruz de El Seibo (El Seibo) (pop: 23,500) --> See nearby quakes!
133 km (82 mi) ENE of Romana (pop: 208,400) --> See nearby quakes!
140 km (87 mi) WNW of Arecibo (Puerto Rico) (pop: 49,300) --> See nearby quakes!
146 km (91 mi) ENE of Hato Mayor del Rey (Hato Mayor) (pop: 36,000) --> See nearby quakes!
163 km (101 mi) ENE of San Pedro de Macoris (pop: 217,900) --> See nearby quakes!
168 km (104 mi) ENE of Quisqueya (pop: 17,700) --> See nearby quakes!
219 km (136 mi) ENE of Santo Domingo (pop: 2,201,900) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 7.9 x 109 joules (2.21 megawatt hours, equivalent to 1.9 tons of TNT) More info
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|3.4||1 km||DOMINICAN REPUBLIC REGION||EMSC|
|3.4||1 km||74 Km NE of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic||USGS|
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