Weak mag. 3.0 earthquake - North Atlantic Ocean, 51 km northeast of Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic, on Sunday, Sep 19, 2021 4:16 am (GMT -4) -
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Weak magnitude 3.0 earthquake at 19 km depth
19 Sep 09:53 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 1 hour and 37 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: Sunday, Sep 19, 2021 4:16 am (GMT -4)
Depth: 19.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 20.05°N / 70.28°W↗ (North Atlantic Ocean, Dominican Republic)
Antipode: 20.05°S / 109.72°E↗
Nearby towns and cities:
36 km (22 mi) NNE of Cabarete (pop: 4,090) --> See nearby quakes!
48 km (30 mi) NE of Monte Llano (Villa Montellano) (pop: 19,000) --> See nearby quakes!
51 km (32 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!
80 km (49 mi) NNE of Santiago de los Caballeros (pop: 1,200,000) --> See nearby quakes!
83 km (52 mi) N of San Francisco de Macoris (pop: 124,800) --> See nearby quakes!
87 km (54 mi) NNW of Nagua (pop: 33,900) --> See nearby quakes!
96 km (59 mi) NNE of La Vega (pop: 102,400) --> See nearby quakes!
180 km (112 mi) NNW of Santo Domingo (pop: 2,201,900) --> See nearby quakes!
181 km (112 mi) SSE of Kobern Taun (Turks & Caicos Islands) (pop: 3,720) --> See nearby quakes!
139 km (86 mi) NNE of Santo Domingo Island (pop: 21,107,000) --> 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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