Minor mag. 3.1 earthquake - Piedra Blanca, 18 km southeast of Bonao, Dominican Republic, on Saturday, 17 April 2021 at 08:59 (GMT) -
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Minor magnitude 3.1 earthquake at 92 km depth
17 Apr 11:44 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 2 hours and 44 minutes.
Date & time: 17 Apr 2021 08:59:44 UTC -
Depth: 92.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 18.85°N / 70.26°W (Piedra Blanca, Provincia de Monseñor Nouel, Dominican Republic)
Nearby towns and cities:
6 km (4 mi) E of Piedra Blanca (Monseñor Nouel) (pop: 8,530) --> See nearby quakes!
18 km (11 mi) ESE of Bonao (Monseñor Nouel) (pop: 73,300) --> See nearby quakes!
22 km (14 mi) NNW of Villa Altagracia (San Cristóbal) (pop: 40,000) --> See nearby quakes!
25 km (16 mi) SSW of Cotui (Sánchez Ramírez) (pop: 41,600) --> See nearby quakes!
48 km (30 mi) NW of Santo Domingo Oeste (pop: 701,300) --> See nearby quakes!
49 km (31 mi) SE of Jarabacoa (La Vega) (pop: 30,000) --> See nearby quakes!
54 km (34 mi) NNW of Bajos de Haina (San Cristóbal) (pop: 66,800) --> See nearby quakes!
55 km (34 mi) NW of Bella Vista (Nacional) (pop: 175,700) --> See nearby quakes!
57 km (36 mi) NW of Santo Domingo (Nacional) (pop: 2,201,900) --> See nearby quakes!
81 km (50 mi) SE of Santiago de los Caballeros (pop: 1,200,000) --> 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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