Light mag. 3.6 earthquake - Provincia de Independencia, 36 km west of Santa Cruz de Barahona, Dominican Republic, on Sunday, 9 May 2021 at 10:52 (GMT) -
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Light magnitude 3.6 earthquake at 23 km depth
9 May 11:12 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 20 minutes.
Depth: 23.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 18.14°N / 71.43°W (Provincia de Independencia, Dominican Republic)
Nearby towns and cities:
17 km (10 mi) WNW of Polo (Barahona) (pop: 2,120) --> See nearby quakes!
26 km (16 mi) WSW of Cabral (Barahona) (pop: 12,300) --> See nearby quakes!
28 km (18 mi) SSE of Duvergé (Duverge, Independencia) (pop: 13,400) --> See nearby quakes!
36 km (22 mi) WSW of Santa Cruz de Barahona (pop: 77,200) --> See nearby quakes!
38 km (24 mi) SW of Vicente Noble (Barahona) (pop: 11,100) --> See nearby quakes!
59 km (37 mi) SE of San Jose de Jimani (Jimani, Independencia) (pop: 6,570) --> See nearby quakes!
81 km (50 mi) WSW of Azua (pop: 59,100) --> See nearby quakes!
106 km (66 mi) ESE of Port au Prince (Ouest, Haiti) (pop: 1,234,700) --> See nearby quakes!
165 km (103 mi) SSW of Santiago de los Caballeros (pop: 1,200,000) --> See nearby quakes!
167 km (103 mi) WSW of Santo Domingo (Nacional) (pop: 2,201,900) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 1.6 x 1010 joules (4.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 3.79 tons of TNT) More info
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