Weak mag. 3.9 earthquake - San Rafael del Yuma, 36 km southeast of Salvaleon de Higüey, Dominican Republic, on Thursday, 8 Apr 2021 6:12 pm (GMT -4) -
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Weak magnitude 3.9 earthquake at 138 km depth
8 Apr 23:32 UTC: First to report: USGS after 1 hour and 20 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: Thursday, 8 Apr 2021 6:12 pm (GMT -4)
Depth: 138.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 18.3623°N / 68.5006°W (San Rafael del Yuma, Provincia de La Altagracia, Dominican Republic)
Nearby towns and cities:
12 km (7 mi) E of Boca de Yuma (La Altagracia) (pop: 1,990) --> See nearby quakes!
26 km (16 mi) SSW of Punta Cana (La Altagracia) (pop: 100,000) --> See nearby quakes!
36 km (22 mi) SE of Higuey (La Altagracia) (pop: 123,800) --> See nearby quakes!
56 km (35 mi) ESE of Guaymate (La Romana) (pop: 6,220) --> See nearby quakes!
86 km (53 mi) E of San Pedro de Macoris (San Pedro de Macorís) (pop: 217,900) --> See nearby quakes!
91 km (57 mi) ESE of Hato Mayor del Rey (Hato Mayor) (pop: 36,000) --> See nearby quakes!
98 km (61 mi) ESE of Quisqueya (San Pedro de Macorís) (pop: 17,700) --> See nearby quakes!
144 km (89 mi) E of Santo Domingo Este (pop: 700,000) --> See nearby quakes!
147 km (92 mi) E of Santo Domingo (Nacional) (pop: 2,201,900) --> See nearby quakes!
159 km (99 mi) E of Santo Domingo Oeste (pop: 701,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 4.5 x 1010 joules (12.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 10.7 tons of TNT) More info
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|3.9||138 km||11 Km E of Boca De Yuma, Dominican Republic||USGS|
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