Light mag. 3.0 earthquake - North Atlantic Ocean, 38 km east of Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic, on Saturday, Oct 9, 2021 3:25 pm (GMT -4) -
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Light magnitude 3.0 earthquake at 10 km depth
9 Oct 22:42 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 3 hours.
Local time at epicenter: Saturday, Oct 9, 2021 3:25 pm (GMT -4)
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 19.9°N / 70.34°W↗ (North Atlantic Ocean, Dominican Republic)
Antipode: 19.9°S / 109.66°E↗
Nearby towns and cities:
18 km (11 mi) NNE of Cabarete (pop: 4,090) --> See nearby quakes!
31 km (19 mi) NNW of Gaspar Hernandez (pop: 6,510) --> See nearby quakes!
33 km (20 mi) NE of Monte Llano (Villa Montellano) (pop: 19,000) --> See nearby quakes!
38 km (24 mi) ENE of Puerto Plata (pop: 146,000) --> See nearby quakes!
40 km (25 mi) NW of Rio San Juan (pop: 8,980) --> See nearby quakes!
52 km (32 mi) ENE of Rio Grande (Altamira) (pop: 20,200) --> See nearby quakes!
54 km (34 mi) NNE of Tamboril (pop: 23,300) --> See nearby quakes!
62 km (39 mi) NE of Santiago de los Caballeros (pop: 1,200,000) --> See nearby quakes!
86 km (54 mi) ENE of Santa Cruz de Mao (pop: 48,300) --> See nearby quakes!
166 km (103 mi) NNW of Santo Domingo (pop: 2,201,900) --> See nearby quakes!
122 km (76 mi) NE of Haiti 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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