Minor mag. 3.4 earthquake - Caribbean Sea, 45 km south of Salvaleon de Higüey, Dominican Republic, on Tuesday, 20 April 2021 at 14:42 (GMT) -
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Minor magnitude 3.4 earthquake at 84 km depth
20 Apr 15:52 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 1 hour and 10 minutes.
Depth: 84.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 18.22°N / 68.6°W (Caribbean Sea, Dominican Republic)
Nearby towns and cities:
18 km (11 mi) S of Boca de Yuma (pop: 1,990) --> See nearby quakes!
45 km (28 mi) SSW of Punta Cana (pop: 100,000) --> See nearby quakes!
45 km (28 mi) SSE of Higuey (pop: 123,800) --> See nearby quakes!
57 km (36 mi) SE of Guaymate (pop: 6,220) --> See nearby quakes!
92 km (57 mi) SE of Hato Mayor del Rey (Hato Mayor) (pop: 36,000) --> See nearby quakes!
93 km (58 mi) ESE of Quisqueya (pop: 17,700) --> See nearby quakes!
136 km (85 mi) ESE of Santo Domingo Este (pop: 700,000) --> See nearby quakes!
139 km (87 mi) E of Santo Domingo (pop: 2,201,900) --> See nearby quakes!
151 km (94 mi) E of Santo Domingo Oeste (pop: 701,300) --> See nearby quakes!
160 km (99 mi) E of San Cristobal (pop: 154,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
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||84 km||MONA PASSAGE, DOMINICAN REPUBLIC||EMSC|
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