Sismo débil mag. 3.8 - North Atlantic Ocean, 41 km ENE of Salvaleon de Higüey, Dominican Republic, Sunday, 16 May. 2021 -

Sismo débil mag. 3.8 - North Atlantic Ocean, 41 km ENE of Salvaleon de Higüey, Dominican Republic, Sunday, 16 May. 2021

Sismo débil magnitud 3.8 at 56 km depth

16 May 10:33 UTC: Primero en informar: USGS después de 27 minutos.
16 May 11:10: Magnitud recalculada de 3.6 a 3.8. Profundidad recalculada de 35.0 a 56.0 km (de 22 a 35 mi). Ubicación del epicentro corregida 13 km (8.3 mi) al SO.
Fecha & hora: 16 May 2021 10:07:12 UTC -
Hora local al epicentro: 16 May 6:07 am (GMT -4)
Magnitud: 3.8
Profundidad: 56.0 km
Epicentro latitud / longitud: 18.8116°N / 68.3828°W (Océano Atlántico, República Dominicana)
Nearby towns and cities:
26 km al N de Punta Cana (pop: 100,000) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
41 km al ENE de Salvaleón de Higüey (pop: 123,800) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
52 km al NE de San Rafael del Yuma (pop: 5,290) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
68 km al ENE de Guaymate (pop: 6,220) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
73 km al ESE de Miches (pop: 9,270) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
92 km al E de Hato Mayor del Rey (Hato Mayor) (pop: 36,000) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
105 km al ENE de San Pedro de Macoris (pop: 217,900) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
159 km al ENE de Santo Domingo Este (pop: 700,000) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
164 km al ENE de Santo Domingo (pop: 2,201,900) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
174 km al ENE de Santo Domingo Oeste (pop: 701,300) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
Fuente primaria de datos: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Energía liberada estimada: 3.2 x 1010 joules (8.78 megawatt hours, equivalent to 7.56 tons of TNT) More info
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RevistaProfundidadUbicaciónFuente
3.856 km25 Km N of Punta Cana, Dominican RepublicUSGS
3.635 kmDOMINICAN REPUBLIC REGIONEMSC

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Las terrenas (133.8 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s : I was sleeping and woke up with my bed shaking. Thought my son had come to my bed and was jumping but then realized I was alone.  
Providenciales TCI (533.2 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / not felt
Santo Domingo Este (159.9 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s : I was on my bed and felt some vibration  
Santiago de los Caballeros (255.1 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / single lateral shake / 1-2 s : Felt the bed shake, and saw my mirror on the wall swing.  
Santo Domingo (167.3 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s : It woke me up, I thought it was my wife shaking the bed.  
153.9 km WSW of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / 2-5 s
Santo domingo (167.6 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / complex motion difficult to describe
161.5 km WSW of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / 2-5 s
Santiago de los caballeros / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 10-15 s
Santiago de los Caballeros / Weak shaking (MMI III) / very short : A little weird  
Santo domimgo República dominicana / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 2-5 s
Santiago,in my bed / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / very short : Greetings from RD  
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