Weak mag. 3.4 earthquake - North Atlantic Ocean, 41 km northeast of Salvaleon de Higüey, Dominican Republic, on Sunday, 2 May 2021 at 21:34 (GMT) -
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Weak magnitude 3.4 earthquake at 39 km depth
2 May 21:55 UTC: First to report: USGS after 21 minutes.
Depth: 39.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 18.9463°N / 68.5336°W (North Atlantic Ocean, Dominican Republic)
Nearby towns and cities:
36 km (22 mi) NNE of Otra Banda (Higüey) (pop: 6,070) --> See nearby quakes!
41 km (26 mi) NNE of Higuey (pop: 123,800) --> See nearby quakes!
43 km (27 mi) NNW of Punta Cana (pop: 100,000) --> See nearby quakes!
54 km (34 mi) E of Miches (pop: 9,270) --> See nearby quakes!
62 km (38 mi) NE of Guaymate (pop: 6,220) --> See nearby quakes!
89 km (55 mi) ESE of Santa Barbara de Samana (Samana) (pop: 11,400) --> See nearby quakes!
98 km (61 mi) NE of San Pedro de Macoris (pop: 217,900) --> See nearby quakes!
148 km (92 mi) ENE of Santo Domingo Este (pop: 700,000) --> See nearby quakes!
153 km (95 mi) ENE of Santo Domingo (pop: 2,201,900) --> See nearby quakes!
162 km (101 mi) ENE of Santo Domingo Oeste (pop: 701,300) --> 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||39 km||35 Km NNE of Otra Banda, Dominican Republic||USGS|
|2.6||50 km||DOMINICAN REPUBLIC REGION||EMSC|
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