Minor mag. 3.1 earthquake - Caribbean Sea, 69 km southeast of Salvaleon de Higüey, Dominican Republic, on Saturday, 3 Apr 2021 7:21 pm (GMT -4) -
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Minor magnitude 3.1 earthquake at 69 km depth
4 Apr 01:16 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 1 hour and 55 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: Saturday, 3 Apr 2021 7:21 pm (GMT -4)
Depth: 69.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 18.14°N / 68.29°W (Caribbean Sea, Dominican Republic)
Nearby towns and cities:
43 km (27 mi) SE of Boca de Yuma (pop: 1,990) --> See nearby quakes!
51 km (31 mi) SSE of Punta Cana (pop: 100,000) --> See nearby quakes!
69 km (43 mi) SE of Higuey (pop: 123,800) --> See nearby quakes!
88 km (55 mi) SE of Guaymate (pop: 6,220) --> See nearby quakes!
105 km (65 mi) SE of Santa Cruz de El Seibo (El Seibo) (pop: 23,500) --> See nearby quakes!
113 km (70 mi) ESE of San Pedro de Macoris (pop: 217,900) --> See nearby quakes!
123 km (77 mi) SE of Hato Mayor del Rey (Hato Mayor) (pop: 36,000) --> See nearby quakes!
170 km (106 mi) ESE of Santo Domingo Este (pop: 700,000) --> See nearby quakes!
173 km (108 mi) ESE of Santo Domingo (pop: 2,201,900) --> See nearby quakes!
185 km (115 mi) ESE of Santo Domingo Oeste (pop: 701,300) --> 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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