Weak mag. 3.8 earthquake - Caribbean Sea, 47 km south of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic, on 14 Jun 6:10 am (GMT -4) -

This quake was likely a foreshock of the 5.0 quake Caribbean Sea, 59 km southeast of Higuey, Dominican Republic, 14 Jun 6:15 am (GMT -4), which followed after 6 minutes.
Weak mag. 3.8 earthquake - Caribbean Sea, 47 km south of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic, on 14 Jun 6:10 am (GMT -4)

Weak magnitude 3.8 earthquake at 82 km depth

14 Jun 10:37 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 27 minutes.
14 Jun 10:44: Magnitude recalculated from 3.8 to 4.1. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 32.0 to 86.0 km (from 19.9 to 53 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 7.2 km (4.5 mi) towards WSW.
14 Jun 10:45: Magnitude recalculated from 4.1 to 3.8. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 86.0 to 82.0 km (from 53 to 51 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 5.4 km (3.3 mi) towards SE.
Date & time: Jun 14, 2021 10:10:07 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 14 Jun 6:10 am (GMT -4)
Magnitude: 3.8
Depth: 82.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 18.16°N / 68.47°W (Caribbean Sea, Dominican Republic)
Antipode: 18.16°S / 111.53°E
Nearby towns and cities:
28 km (18 mi) SSE of Yuma (pop: 1,990) --> See nearby quakes!
47 km (29 mi) S of Punta Cana (pop: 100,000) --> See nearby quakes!
58 km (36 mi) SSE of Otra Banda (Higüey) (pop: 6,070) --> See nearby quakes!
90 km (56 mi) SE of Santa Cruz de El Seibo (El Seibo) (pop: 23,500) --> See nearby quakes!
94 km (59 mi) ESE of San Pedro de Macoris (pop: 217,900) --> See nearby quakes!
107 km (66 mi) SE of Hato Mayor del Rey (Hato Mayor) (pop: 36,000) --> See nearby quakes!
151 km (94 mi) ESE of Santo Domingo Este (pop: 700,000) --> See nearby quakes!
154 km (96 mi) ESE of Santo Domingo (pop: 2,201,900) --> See nearby quakes!
166 km (103 mi) ESE of Santo Domingo Oeste (pop: 701,300) --> See nearby quakes!
174 km (108 mi) E of San Cristobal (pop: 154,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Overcast Clouds 25.1°C (77 F), humidity: 80%, wind: 5 m/s (9 kts) from NE
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 3.2 x 1010 joules (8.78 megawatt hours, equivalent to 7.56 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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Mag.DepthLocationSource
3.882 kmMONA PASSAGE, DOMINICAN REPUBLICEMSC
4.186 km23 Km SSE of Boca De Yuma, Dominican RepublicUSGS

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San Pedro de Macoris (93.1 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 1-2 s : Estaba acostado, sentí como que había alguien a mi lado en movimiento | One user found this interesting.  
20 miles NE of Punta Cana / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 2-5 s : Laying in bed and it started shaking the bed and doors in the room rattled.  
Punta cana / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Punta cana / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating
Punta Cana / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s : Slight shaking back and forth 5 seconds tops.  
Punta cana / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
meliá punta cana / Light shaking (MMI IV) / single lateral shake / 2-5 s : p  
Punta Cana / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s
La romana (53.4 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 1-2 s
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