Minor mag. 3.6 earthquake - Caribbean Sea, 77 km southeast of Higuey, Dominican Republic, on Friday, Jul 1, 2022 at 5:49 am (GMT -4) -

Minor mag. 3.6 earthquake - Caribbean Sea, 77 km southeast of Higuey, Dominican Republic, on Friday, Jul 1, 2022 at 5:49 am (GMT -4) Minor mag. 3.6 earthquake - Caribbean Sea, 77 km southeast of Higuey, Dominican Republic, on Friday, Jul 1, 2022 at 5:49 am (GMT -4)

Minor magnitude 3.6 earthquake at 135 km depth

1 Jul 10:30 UTC: First to report: USGS after 41 minutes.

Earthquake details

Date & timeJul 1, 2022 09:49:16 UTC -
Local time at epicenterFriday, Jul 1, 2022 at 5:49 am (GMT -4)
Depth135.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude17.9945°N / 68.3895°W (Caribbean Sea, Dominican Republic)
Antipode17.995°S / 111.611°E
Shaking intensityNot felt
Primary data sourceUSGS (United States Geological Survey)
Nearby towns and cities49 km (30 mi) SSE of Yuma (pop: 1,990) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
65 km (41 mi) S of Punta Cana (pop: 100,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
77 km (48 mi) SSE of Higuey (pop: 123,800) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
110 km (68 mi) ESE of San Pedro de Macoris (pop: 217,900) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
110 km (68 mi) SE of Santa Cruz de El Seibo (El Seibo) (pop: 23,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
125 km (78 mi) SE of Hato Mayor del Rey (Hato Mayor) (pop: 36,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
138 km (85 mi) ESE of Boca Chica (pop: 46,300) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
167 km (104 mi) ESE of Santo Domingo (pop: 2,201,900) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeBroken Clouds 27.2°C (81 F), humidity: 77%, wind: 5 m/s (9 kts) from E
Estimated seismic energy released1.6 x 1010 joules (4.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 3.79 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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3.6135 km48 Km SSE of Boca De Yuma, Dominican RepublicUSGS
3.6135 kmDominican Republic: Mona PassageRaspberryShake

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