Weak mag. 2.6 earthquake - North Atlantic Ocean, 19 km northeast of Miches, Dominican Republic, on Friday, 8 Jan 2021 6:15 pm (GMT -4) -
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Weak magnitude 2.6 earthquake at 10 km depth
8 Jan 23:19 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 1 hour and 4 minutes.
Date & time: 8 Jan 2021 22:15:50 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Friday, 8 Jan 2021 6:15 pm (GMT -4)
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 19.1°N / 68.91°W (North Atlantic Ocean, Dominican Republic)
Nearby towns and cities:
19 km (12 mi) NE of Miches (pop: 9,270) --> See nearby quakes!
40 km (25 mi) NNE of Santa Cruz de El Seibo (El Seibo) (pop: 23,500) --> See nearby quakes!
78 km (49 mi) NW of Punta Cana (pop: 100,000) --> See nearby quakes!
80 km (50 mi) NE of Quisqueya (pop: 17,700) --> See nearby quakes!
83 km (52 mi) NNE of San Pedro de Macoris (pop: 217,900) --> See nearby quakes!
86 km (53 mi) ENE of Bayaguana (pop: 21,100) --> See nearby quakes!
98 km (61 mi) ENE of Monte Plata (pop: 15,500) --> See nearby quakes!
125 km (78 mi) NE of Santo Domingo (pop: 2,201,900) --> See nearby quakes!
192 km (119 mi) E of Santiago de los Caballeros (pop: 1,200,000) --> See nearby quakes!
194 km (121 mi) WNW of Rincon (Rincón, Puerto Rico) (pop: 1,500) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 5 x 108 joules (139 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.12 tons of TNT) More info
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User reports for this quakeAt magnitude 2.6, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.
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