Minor mag. 2.5 earthquake - Caribbean Sea, 42 km south of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic, on Friday, 9 Apr 2021 1:28 am (GMT -4) -

Minor mag. 2.5 earthquake - Caribbean Sea, 42 km south of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic, on Friday, 9 Apr 2021 1:28 am (GMT -4)

Séisme mineur magnitude 2.5 at 113 km depth

9 Apr 06:47 UTC: Premier à signaler: EMSC après 1 heure et 19 minutes.
9 Apr 06:51: Magnitude recalculée de 3.4 à 2.5. Profondeur recalculée de 117.0 à 113.0 km (de 73 à 70 mi). Emplacement de l'épicentre corrigé de 11 km (7 mi) au S.
Date & time: 9 Apr 2021 05:28:29 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: vendredi, 9 avril 2021 01:28 (GMT -4)
Magnitude: 2.5
Profondeur: 113.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 18.21°N / 68.33°W (Caribbean Sea, République dominicaine)
Nearby towns and cities:
35 km ESE de Boca de Yuma (pop: 1,990) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
42 km S de Punta Cana (pop: 100,000) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
97 km SE de Santa Cruz de El Seibo (El Seibo) (pop: 23,500) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
107 km ESE de San Pedro de Macoris (pop: 217,900) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
115 km ESE de Hato Mayor del Rey (Hato Mayor) (pop: 36,000) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
164 km E de Santo Domingo Este (pop: 700,000) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
167 km E de Saint Domingue (pop: 2,201,900) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
173 km E de Bella Vista (pop: 175,700) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
179 km E de Santo Domingo Oeste (pop: 701,300) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
188 km E de San Cristobal (pop: 154,000) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 3.5 x 108 joules (98.6 kilowatt hours) Plus d'infos
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3.4117 km31 Km SSE of Punta Cana, Dominican RepublicUSGS

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