Light mag. 3.0 earthquake - North Atlantic Ocean, 70 km northeast of Higuey, Dominican Republic, on Tuesday, June 15, 2021 at 06:39 (GMT) -
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Light magnitude 3.0 earthquake at 7 km depth
15 Jun 07:18 UTC: First to report: USGS after 39 minutes.
Depth: 7.3 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 19.1427°N / 68.3494°W↗ (North Atlantic Ocean, Dominican Republic)
Antipode: 19.143°S / 111.651°E↗
Nearby towns and cities:
63 km (39 mi) N of Punta Cana (pop: 100,000) --> See nearby quakes!
70 km (43 mi) NNE of Higuey (pop: 123,800) --> See nearby quakes!
76 km (47 mi) ENE of Miches (pop: 9,270) --> See nearby quakes!
84 km (52 mi) ENE of Santa Cruz de El Seibo (El Seibo) (pop: 23,500) --> See nearby quakes!
91 km (56 mi) NE of Guaymate (pop: 6,220) --> See nearby quakes!
103 km (64 mi) NE of La Romana (pop: 208,400) --> See nearby quakes!
104 km (65 mi) ENE of Hato Mayor del Rey (Hato Mayor) (pop: 36,000) --> See nearby quakes!
127 km (79 mi) NE of San Pedro de Macoris (pop: 217,900) --> See nearby quakes!
179 km (111 mi) ENE of Santo Domingo (pop: 2,201,900) --> See nearby quakes!
188 km (117 mi) ENE of Santo Domingo Oeste (pop: 701,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 2 x 109 joules (554 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.477 tons of TNT) More info
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|3.0||7.3 km||62 Km N of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic||USGS|
|3.0||7 km||DOMINICAN REPUBLIC REGION||EMSC|
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