Minor mag. 2.9 earthquake - Caribbean Sea, 54 km south of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic, on 2019-02-19 17:39:20 -05:00
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Minor magnitude 2.9 earthquake at 64 km depth
20 Feb 00:16 UTC: First to report: USGS after 1 hour and 37 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: 2019-02-19 17:39:20 -05:00
Depth: 64.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 18.0995°N / 68.4138°W (Caribbean Sea, Dominican Republic)
Nearby towns and cities:
37 km (23 mi) SE of Boca de Yuma (pop: 1,990) --> See nearby quakes!
54 km (33 mi) S of Punta Cana (pop: 100,000) --> See nearby quakes!
65 km (41 mi) SSE of Higuey (pop: 123,800) --> See nearby quakes!
81 km (50 mi) SE of Guaymate (pop: 6,220) --> See nearby quakes!
99 km (62 mi) SE of Santa Cruz de El Seibo (El Seibo) (pop: 23,500) --> See nearby quakes!
102 km (64 mi) ESE of San Pedro de Macoris (pop: 217,900) --> See nearby quakes!
116 km (72 mi) SE of Hato Mayor del Rey (Hato Mayor) (pop: 36,000) --> See nearby quakes!
158 km (98 mi) ESE of Santo Domingo Este (pop: 700,000) --> See nearby quakes!
162 km (100 mi) ESE of Santo Domingo (pop: 2,201,900) --> See nearby quakes!
173 km (108 mi) ESE of Santo Domingo Oeste (pop: 701,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.4 x 109 joules (392 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.338 tons of TNT) More info
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|2.9||64 km||37km SSE of Boca de Yuma, Dominican Republic||USGS|
User reports for this quakeAt magnitude 2.9, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.