Weak mag. 3.7 earthquake - Caribbean Sea, 49 km south of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic, on Wednesday, 24 Mar 2021 3:34 pm (GMT -4) -
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Weak magnitude 3.7 earthquake at 92 km depth
24 Mar 20:36 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 1 hour and 1 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: Wednesday, 24 Mar 2021 3:34 pm (GMT -4)
Depth: 92.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 18.14°N / 68.45°W (Caribbean Sea, Dominican Republic)
Nearby towns and cities:
31 km (19 mi) SSE of Boca de Yuma (pop: 1,990) --> See nearby quakes!
49 km (31 mi) S of Punta Cana (pop: 100,000) --> See nearby quakes!
61 km (38 mi) SSE of Otra Banda (Higüey) (pop: 6,070) --> See nearby quakes!
93 km (58 mi) SE of Santa Cruz de El Seibo (El Seibo) (pop: 23,500) --> See nearby quakes!
97 km (60 mi) ESE of San Pedro de Macoris (pop: 217,900) --> See nearby quakes!
110 km (68 mi) SE of Hato Mayor del Rey (Hato Mayor) (pop: 36,000) --> See nearby quakes!
154 km (95 mi) ESE of Santo Domingo Este (pop: 700,000) --> See nearby quakes!
157 km (97 mi) ESE of Santo Domingo (pop: 2,201,900) --> See nearby quakes!
168 km (105 mi) ESE of Santo Domingo Oeste (pop: 701,300) --> See nearby quakes!
177 km (110 mi) E of San Cristobal (pop: 154,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 2.2 x 1010 joules (6.22 megawatt hours, equivalent to 5.35 tons of TNT) More info
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|3.7||92 km||MONA PASSAGE, DOMINICAN REPUBLIC||EMSC|
|3.7||92 km||31 Km SSE of Boca De Yuma, Dominican Republic||USGS|
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