Minor mag. 2.9 earthquake - North Atlantic Ocean, 12 km south of Sanchez, Samana, Dominican Republic, on Friday, 8 Jan 2021 5:39 pm (GMT -4) -
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Minor magnitude 2.9 earthquake at 93 km depth
8 Jan 22:59 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 1 hour and 20 minutes.
Date & time: 8 Jan 2021 21:39:40 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Friday, 8 Jan 2021 5:39 pm (GMT -4)
Depth: 93.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 19.12°N / 69.62°W (North Atlantic Ocean, Dominican Republic)
Nearby towns and cities:
12 km (7 mi) S of Sanchez (pop: 11,400) --> See nearby quakes!
27 km (17 mi) NE of Sabana Grande de Boya (pop: 16,800) --> See nearby quakes!
38 km (23 mi) SE of Nagua (pop: 33,900) --> See nearby quakes!
41 km (26 mi) N of Bayaguana (pop: 21,100) --> See nearby quakes!
78 km (48 mi) NNE of Santo Domingo (pop: 2,201,900) --> See nearby quakes!
80 km (50 mi) NNE of Santo Domingo Oeste (pop: 701,300) --> See nearby quakes!
81 km (50 mi) NNW of San Pedro de Macoris (pop: 217,900) --> See nearby quakes!
93 km (58 mi) NNE of San Cristobal (pop: 154,000) --> See nearby quakes!
96 km (60 mi) E of Concepcion de la Vega (pop: 102,400) --> See nearby quakes!
119 km (74 mi) ESE of Santiago de los Caballeros (pop: 1,200,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 1.4 x 109 joules (392 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.338 tons of TNT) More info
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User reports for this quakeAt magnitude 2.9, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.
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