Minor mag. 3.0 earthquake - Caribbean Sea, 37 km southwest of San Pedro de Macoris, Dominican Republic, on Friday, May 21, 2021 at 19:18 (GMT) -
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Minor magnitude 3.0 earthquake at 162 km depth
21 May 20:57 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 1 hour and 39 minutes.
Depth: 162.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 18.16°N / 69.47°W↗ (Caribbean Sea, Dominican Republic)
Antipode: 18.16°S / 110.53°E↗
Nearby towns and cities:
35 km (22 mi) SSE of Boca Chica (pop: 46,300) --> See nearby quakes!
37 km (23 mi) SSW of San Pedro de Macoris (pop: 217,900) --> See nearby quakes!
44 km (28 mi) S of Quisqueya (pop: 17,700) --> See nearby quakes!
56 km (35 mi) SE of Santo Domingo (pop: 2,201,900) --> See nearby quakes!
57 km (35 mi) SE of Villa Francisca (pop: 50,200) --> See nearby quakes!
60 km (37 mi) ESE of Bella Vista (pop: 175,700) --> See nearby quakes!
68 km (42 mi) ESE of Santo Domingo Oeste (pop: 701,300) --> See nearby quakes!
92 km (57 mi) E of Bani (pop: 66,700) --> See nearby quakes!
95 km (59 mi) WSW of Higuey (pop: 123,800) --> See nearby quakes!
193 km (120 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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