Minor mag. 3.0 earthquake - Cotui, Provincia Sanchez Ramirez, 23 km east of Bonao, Dominican Republic, on Thursday, May 20, 2021 at 22:51 (GMT) -
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Minor magnitude 3.0 earthquake at 80 km depth
20 May 23:37 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 46 minutes.
Depth: 80.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 18.9°N / 70.19°W↗ (Cotui, Provincia Sanchez Ramirez, Dominican Republic)
Antipode: 18.9°S / 109.81°E↗
Nearby towns and cities:
15 km (9 mi) ENE of Piedra Blanca (Monseñor Nouel) (pop: 8,530) --> See nearby quakes!
18 km (11 mi) SSW of Cotui (Sánchez Ramírez) (pop: 41,600) --> See nearby quakes!
23 km (15 mi) E of Bonao (Monseñor Nouel) (pop: 73,300) --> See nearby quakes!
25 km (16 mi) N of Villa Altagracia (San Cristóbal) (pop: 40,000) --> See nearby quakes!
27 km (17 mi) SSE of Fantino (Sánchez Ramírez) (pop: 10,000) --> See nearby quakes!
49 km (30 mi) NNW of Santo Domingo Oeste (pop: 701,300) --> See nearby quakes!
56 km (35 mi) NNW of Bella Vista (Nacional) (pop: 175,700) --> See nearby quakes!
56 km (35 mi) NNW of Bajos de Haina (San Cristóbal) (pop: 66,800) --> See nearby quakes!
57 km (35 mi) NW of Santo Domingo (Nacional) (pop: 2,201,900) --> See nearby quakes!
81 km (50 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: 2 x 109 joules (554 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.477 tons of TNT) More info
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