Light mag. 3.5 earthquake - North Atlantic Ocean, 58 km north of Salvaleon de Higüey, Dominican Republic, on Wednesday, 12 May 2021 at 00:27 (GMT) -
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Light magnitude 3.5 earthquake at 6 km depth
12 May 00:54 UTC: First to report: USGS after 27 minutes.
Depth: 6.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 19.1335°N / 68.751°W (North Atlantic Ocean, Dominican Republic)
Nearby towns and cities:
35 km (22 mi) ENE of Miches (pop: 9,270) --> See nearby quakes!
58 km (36 mi) N of Higuey (pop: 123,800) --> See nearby quakes!
68 km (42 mi) E of Sabana de la Mar (pop: 14,000) --> See nearby quakes!
71 km (44 mi) NNW of Punta Cana (pop: 100,000) --> See nearby quakes!
82 km (51 mi) NNE of Romana (pop: 208,400) --> See nearby quakes!
94 km (59 mi) NE of Quisqueya (pop: 17,700) --> See nearby quakes!
96 km (59 mi) NE of San Pedro de Macoris (pop: 217,900) --> See nearby quakes!
137 km (85 mi) ENE of Santo Domingo Este (pop: 700,000) --> See nearby quakes!
141 km (88 mi) ENE of Santo Domingo (pop: 2,201,900) --> See nearby quakes!
149 km (93 mi) ENE of Santo Domingo Oeste (pop: 701,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.1 x 1010 joules (3.12 megawatt hours, equivalent to 2.68 tons of TNT) More info
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|3.5||6 km||35 Km ENE of Miches, Dominican Republic||USGS|
|2.6||10 km||DOMINICAN REPUBLIC REGION||EMSC|
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