Minor mag. 2.8 earthquake - Caribbean Sea, 69 km southeast of Romana, Dominican Republic, on 2019-03-21 01:54:06 -05:00
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Minor magnitude 2.8 earthquake at 76 km depth
21 Mar 08:38 UTC: First to report: USGS after 1 hour and 44 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: 2019-03-21 01:54:06 -05:00
Depth: 76.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 17.9556°N / 68.5483°W (Caribbean Sea, Dominican Republic)
Nearby towns and cities:
47 km (29 mi) S of Boca de Yuma (pop: 1,990) --> See nearby quakes!
69 km (43 mi) SE of Romana (pop: 208,400) --> See nearby quakes!
71 km (44 mi) SSW of Punta Cana (pop: 100,000) --> See nearby quakes!
78 km (49 mi) S of Otra Banda (Higüey) (pop: 6,070) --> See nearby quakes!
98 km (61 mi) SE of San Pedro de Macoris (pop: 217,900) --> See nearby quakes!
104 km (65 mi) SSE of Santa Cruz de El Seibo (El Seibo) (pop: 23,500) --> See nearby quakes!
150 km (93 mi) ESE of Santo Domingo Este (pop: 700,000) --> See nearby quakes!
153 km (95 mi) ESE of Santo Domingo (pop: 2,201,900) --> See nearby quakes!
165 km (102 mi) ESE of Santo Domingo Oeste (pop: 701,300) --> See nearby quakes!
172 km (107 mi) ESE of San Cristobal (pop: 154,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1 x 109 joules (278 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.239 tons of TNT) More info
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|2.8||76 km||47km S of Boca de Yuma, Dominican Republic||USGS|
User reports for this quakeAt magnitude 2.8, 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.