Weak mag. 3.4 earthquake - Sabana Grande de Boya, 10.4 km northwest of Monte Plata, Dominican Republic, on Saturday, 15 May 2021 at 05:58 (GMT) -
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Weak magnitude 3.4 earthquake at 78 km depth
15 May 06:27 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 29 minutes.
Depth: 78.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 18.89°N / 69.83°W (Sabana Grande de Boya, Provincia de Monte Plata, Dominican Republic)
Nearby towns and cities:
7 km (4 mi) SSW of Sabana Grande de Boya (Monte Plata) (pop: 16,800) --> See nearby quakes!
10 km (6 mi) NNW of Monte Plata (pop: 15,500) --> See nearby quakes!
26 km (16 mi) NW of Bayaguana (Monte Plata) (pop: 21,100) --> See nearby quakes!
43 km (27 mi) NE of Villa Altagracia (San Cristóbal) (pop: 40,000) --> See nearby quakes!
46 km (28 mi) N of Villa Francisca (Nacional) (pop: 50,200) --> See nearby quakes!
46 km (28 mi) N of Villa Consuelo (Nacional) (pop: 28,600) --> See nearby quakes!
47 km (29 mi) NNE of Santo Domingo Oeste (pop: 701,300) --> See nearby quakes!
47 km (29 mi) N of Santo Domingo (Nacional) (pop: 2,201,900) --> See nearby quakes!
50 km (31 mi) NNE of Bella Vista (Nacional) (pop: 175,700) --> See nearby quakes!
110 km (69 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: 7.9 x 109 joules (2.21 megawatt hours, equivalent to 1.9 tons of TNT) More info
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