Light mag. 3.0 earthquake - North Atlantic Ocean, 50 km northeast of Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic, on Friday, Aug 6, 2021 12:49 am (GMT -4) -
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Light magnitude 3.0 earthquake at 10 km depth
6 Aug 06:07 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 1 hour and 18 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: Friday, Aug 6, 2021 12:49 am (GMT -4)
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 20.12°N / 70.36°W↗ (North Atlantic Ocean, Dominican Republic)
Antipode: 20.12°S / 109.64°E↗
Nearby towns and cities:
41 km (26 mi) N of Cabarete (pop: 4,090) --> See nearby quakes!
50 km (31 mi) NNE of Monte Llano (Villa Montellano) (pop: 19,000) --> See nearby quakes!
50 km (31 mi) NE of Puerto Plata (pop: 146,000) --> See nearby quakes!
66 km (41 mi) NE of Rio Grande (Altamira) (pop: 20,200) --> See nearby quakes!
82 km (51 mi) NNE of Santiago de los Caballeros (pop: 1,200,000) --> See nearby quakes!
83 km (51 mi) NNE of Moca (pop: 61,800) --> See nearby quakes!
83 km (51 mi) N of Salcedo (pop: 45,300) --> See nearby quakes!
92 km (57 mi) N of San Francisco de Macoris (pop: 124,800) --> See nearby quakes!
98 km (61 mi) NE of Santa Cruz de Mao (pop: 48,300) --> See nearby quakes!
190 km (118 mi) NNW of Santo Domingo (pop: 2,201,900) --> 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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