Light mag. 3.2 earthquake - Gaspar Hernandez, Provincia Espaillat, 38 km north of San Francisco de Macoris, Dominican Republic, on Wednesday, Aug 11, 2021 6:10 am (GMT -4) -

Light mag. 3.2 earthquake - Gaspar Hernandez, Provincia Espaillat, 38 km north of San Francisco de Macoris, Dominican Republic, on Wednesday, Aug 11, 2021 6:10 am (GMT -4)

Light magnitude 3.2 earthquake at 10 km depth

11 Aug 10:47 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 37 minutes.
Date & time: Aug 11, 2021 10:10:03 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Wednesday, Aug 11, 2021 6:10 am (GMT -4)
Magnitude: 3.2
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 19.62°N / 70.13°W (Gaspar Hernandez, Provincia Espaillat, Dominican Republic)
Antipode: 19.62°S / 109.87°E
Nearby towns and cities:
6 km (4 mi) WSW of Rio San Juan (María Trinidad Sánchez) (pop: 8,980) --> See nearby quakes!
15 km (10 mi) E of Gaspar Hernandez (Espaillat) (pop: 6,510) --> See nearby quakes!
24 km (15 mi) W of Cabrera (María Trinidad Sánchez) (pop: 4,950) --> See nearby quakes!
35 km (22 mi) NE of Salsipuedes (Hermanas Mirabal) (pop: 11,700) --> See nearby quakes!
38 km (23 mi) NNE of San Francisco de Macoris (Duarte) (pop: 124,800) --> See nearby quakes!
49 km (30 mi) ENE of Moca (Espaillat) (pop: 61,800) --> See nearby quakes!
53 km (33 mi) ENE of Tamboril (Santiago) (pop: 23,300) --> See nearby quakes!
62 km (39 mi) ENE of Santiago de los Caballeros (pop: 1,200,000) --> See nearby quakes!
81 km (51 mi) NNE of Bonao (Monseñor Nouel) (pop: 73,300) --> See nearby quakes!
130 km (81 mi) NNW of Santo Domingo (Nacional) (pop: 2,201,900) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Broken Clouds 24.1°C (75 F), humidity: 87%, wind: 3 m/s (6 kts) from ENE
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 4 x 109 joules (1.11 megawatt hours, equivalent to 0.951 tons of TNT) More info
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Gaspar Hernandez, Provincia Espaillat (18.2 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s (reported through our app)
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