Minor mag. 3.0 earthquake - 7 km north of La Romana, Dominican Republic, on Thursday, 8 Apr 2021 5:08 am (GMT -4) -
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Minor magnitude 3.0 earthquake at 145 km depth
8 Apr 12:46 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 4 hours.
Local time at epicenter: Thursday, 8 Apr 2021 5:08 am (GMT -4)
Depth: 145.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 18.49°N / 68.97°W (La Romana, Provincia de La Romana, Dominican Republic)
Nearby towns and cities:
7 km (4 mi) N of Romana (pop: 208,400) --> See nearby quakes!
11 km (7 mi) S of Guaymate (pop: 6,220) --> See nearby quakes!
32 km (20 mi) WNW of San Rafael del Yuma (La Altagracia) (pop: 5,290) --> See nearby quakes!
37 km (23 mi) WSW of Otra Banda (Higüey, La Altagracia) (pop: 6,070) --> See nearby quakes!
47 km (29 mi) E of Quisqueya (San Pedro de Macorís) (pop: 17,700) --> See nearby quakes!
61 km (38 mi) W of Punta Cana (La Altagracia) (pop: 100,000) --> See nearby quakes!
67 km (41 mi) E of Boca Chica (Santo Domingo) (pop: 46,300) --> See nearby quakes!
94 km (58 mi) E of Santo Domingo Este (pop: 700,000) --> See nearby quakes!
97 km (60 mi) E of Santo Domingo (Nacional) (pop: 2,201,900) --> See nearby quakes!
211 km (131 mi) ESE of Santiago de los Caballeros (pop: 1,200,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 2 x 109 joules (554 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.477 tons of TNT) More info
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