Minor mag. 3.1 earthquake - Caribbean Sea, 48 km south of La Romana, Dominican Republic, on Sunday, 21 Mar 2021 10:22 am (GMT -4) -
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Minor magnitude 3.1 earthquake at 180 km depth
21 Mar 15:22 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 59 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: Sunday, 21 Mar 2021 10:22 am (GMT -4)
Depth: 180.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 18.01°N / 68.87°W (Caribbean Sea, Dominican Republic)
Nearby towns and cities:
48 km (30 mi) SSE of Romana (pop: 208,400) --> See nearby quakes!
80 km (50 mi) SW of Punta Cana (pop: 100,000) --> See nearby quakes!
83 km (52 mi) SE of Quisqueya (pop: 17,700) --> See nearby quakes!
86 km (53 mi) SSE of Santa Cruz de El Seibo (El Seibo) (pop: 23,500) --> See nearby quakes!
91 km (57 mi) ESE of Boca Chica (pop: 46,300) --> See nearby quakes!
93 km (58 mi) SSE of Hato Mayor del Rey (Hato Mayor) (pop: 36,000) --> See nearby quakes!
117 km (73 mi) ESE of Santo Domingo Este (pop: 700,000) --> See nearby quakes!
120 km (74 mi) ESE of Santo Domingo (pop: 2,201,900) --> See nearby quakes!
138 km (86 mi) ESE of San Cristobal (pop: 154,000) --> See nearby quakes!
250 km (156 mi) SE of Santiago de los Caballeros (pop: 1,200,000) --> 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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