Minor mag. 3.2 earthquake - 34 km north of Salvaleon de Higüey, Dominican Republic, on Thursday, 15 April 2021 at 16:53 (GMT) -
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Minor magnitude 3.2 earthquake at 69 km depth
15 Apr 17:20 UTC: First to report: USGS after 27 minutes.
Date & time: 15 Apr 2021 16:53:26 UTC -
Depth: 69.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 18.9193°N / 68.7221°W (Higüey, Provincia de La Altagracia, Dominican Republic)
Nearby towns and cities:
31 km (19 mi) NNW of Otra Banda (Higüey, La Altagracia) (pop: 6,070) --> See nearby quakes!
34 km (21 mi) N of Salvaleon de Higüey (La Altagracia) (pop: 123,800) --> See nearby quakes!
35 km (22 mi) E of Miches (El Seíbo) (pop: 9,270) --> See nearby quakes!
46 km (28 mi) NE of Guaymate (La Romana) (pop: 6,220) --> See nearby quakes!
50 km (31 mi) NW of Punta Cana (La Altagracia) (pop: 100,000) --> See nearby quakes!
81 km (50 mi) NE of San Pedro de Macoris (San Pedro de Macorís) (pop: 217,900) --> See nearby quakes!
83 km (51 mi) ENE of Quisqueya (San Pedro de Macorís) (pop: 17,700) --> See nearby quakes!
98 km (61 mi) ENE of Bayaguana (Monte Plata) (pop: 21,100) --> See nearby quakes!
133 km (83 mi) ENE of Santo Domingo (Nacional) (pop: 2,201,900) --> See nearby quakes!
142 km (89 mi) ENE of Santo Domingo Oeste (pop: 701,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 4 x 109 joules (1.11 megawatt hours, equivalent to 0.951 tons of TNT) More info
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|3.2||69 km||Mona Passage, Dominican Republic||USGS|
|2.5||35 km||DOMINICAN REPUBLIC||EMSC|
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