Minor mag. 3.7 earthquake - 13 km south of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic, on Tuesday, July 27, 2021 at 02:15 (GMT) -
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Minor magnitude 3.7 earthquake at 147 km depth
27 Jul 03:02 UTC: First to report: USGS after 47 minutes.
Depth: 147.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 18.4625°N / 68.425°W↗ (Higüey, Provincia de La Altagracia, Dominican Republic)
Antipode: 18.463°S / 111.575°E↗
Nearby towns and cities:
13 km (8 mi) S of Punta Cana (La Altagracia) (pop: 100,000) --> See nearby quakes!
27 km (16 mi) E of San Rafael del Yuma (La Altagracia) (pop: 5,290) --> See nearby quakes!
34 km (21 mi) ESE of Higuey (La Altagracia) (pop: 123,800) --> See nearby quakes!
60 km (37 mi) ESE of Guaymate (La Romana) (pop: 6,220) --> See nearby quakes!
93 km (58 mi) E of San Pedro de Macoris (San Pedro de Macorís) (pop: 217,900) --> See nearby quakes!
94 km (58 mi) ESE of Hato Mayor del Rey (Hato Mayor) (pop: 36,000) --> See nearby quakes!
151 km (94 mi) E of Santo Domingo Este (pop: 700,000) --> See nearby quakes!
155 km (96 mi) E of Santo Domingo (Nacional) (pop: 2,201,900) --> See nearby quakes!
160 km (100 mi) E of Bella Vista (Nacional) (pop: 175,700) --> See nearby quakes!
166 km (103 mi) E of Santo Domingo Oeste (pop: 701,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 2.2 x 1010 joules (6.22 megawatt hours, equivalent to 5.35 tons of TNT) More info
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|3.7||147 km||Dominican Republic: Mona Passage||USGS|
|2.6||118 km||DOMINICAN REPUBLIC||EMSC|
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