Light mag. 4.0 earthquake - Caribbean Sea, 115 km east of Santo Domingo, Nacional, Dominican Republic, on Monday, Jan 24, 2022 at 12:45 am (GMT -4) -
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Light magnitude 4.0 earthquake at 143 km depth
24 Jan 05:43 UTC: First to report: USGS after 58 minutes.
|Date & time||Jan 24, 2022 04:45:25 UTC -|
|Local time at epicenter||Monday, Jan 24, 2022 at 12:45 am (GMT -4)|
|Epicenter latitude / longitude||18.3285°N / 68.8113°W (Caribbean Sea, Dominican Republic)|
|Antipode||18.329°S / 111.189°E|
|Shaking intensity||Very weak shaking|
|Primary data source||USGS (United States Geological Survey)|
|Nearby towns and cities||115 km (72 mi) E of Santo Domingo (pop: 2,201,900) | Show on map | Quakes nearby|
|Weather at epicenter at time of quake||Clear Sky 21.1°C (70 F), humidity: 81%, wind: 2 m/s (3 kts) from ENE|
|Estimated seismic energy released||6.3 x 1010 joules (17.5 megawatt hours, equivalent to 15.1 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy|
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|4.0||143 km||18 Km SW of San Rafael Del Yuma, Dominican Republic||USGS|
|4.0||143 km||Dominican Republic: Mona Passage||RaspberryShake|
|4.0||143 km||DOMINICAN REPUBLIC||EMSC|
User reports for this quake
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