Weak mag. 3.4 earthquake - Caribbean Sea, Puerto Rico, 92 km south of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic, on Monday, 12 April 2021 at 09:02 (GMT) -
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Weak magnitude 3.4 earthquake at 40 km depth
12 Apr 09:35 UTC: First to report: USGS after 33 minutes.
Depth: 40.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 17.8108°N / 68.0856°W (Caribbean Sea, Puerto Rico)
Nearby towns and cities:
92 km (57 mi) SSE of Punta Cana (Dominican Republic) (pop: 100,000) --> See nearby quakes!
97 km (60 mi) W of Pole Ojea (pop: 1,830) --> See nearby quakes!
109 km (68 mi) WSW of Mayaguez (pop: 78,600) --> See nearby quakes!
120 km (75 mi) SW of Aguadilla (pop: 16,100) --> See nearby quakes!
133 km (83 mi) W of Yauco (pop: 20,300) --> See nearby quakes!
156 km (97 mi) W of Ponce (pop: 152,600) --> See nearby quakes!
162 km (101 mi) WSW of Arecibo (pop: 49,300) --> See nearby quakes!
196 km (122 mi) W of Aibonito (pop: 8,950) --> See nearby quakes!
205 km (127 mi) ESE of Santo Domingo (Dominican Republic) (pop: 2,201,900) --> See nearby quakes!
222 km (138 mi) WSW of Puerto Rico (pop: 418,100) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 7.9 x 109 joules (2.21 megawatt hours, equivalent to 1.9 tons of TNT) More info
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|3.4||40 km||83 Km SE of Boca De Yuma, Dominican Republic, Puerto Rico||USGS|
|3.4||40 km||DOMINICAN REPUBLIC REGION, Puerto Rico||EMSC|
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