Minor mag. 2.9 earthquake - Sabana de La Mar, Provincia de Hato Mayor, 25 km northeast of Bayaguana, Dominican Republic, on Saturday, 13 Feb 2021 7:20 am (GMT -4) -

Minor mag. 2.9 earthquake - Sabana de La Mar, Provincia de Hato Mayor, 25 km northeast of Bayaguana, Dominican Republic, on Saturday, 13 Feb 2021 7:20 am (GMT -4)

Minor magnitude 2.9 earthquake at 49 km depth

13 Feb 12:35 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 1 hour and 15 minutes.
13 Feb 13:06: Magnitude recalculated from 3.6 to 2.9. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 73.0 to 49.0 km (from 45 to 30 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 164 km (102 mi) towards NNW.
Date & time: 13 Feb 2021 11:20:50 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Saturday, 13 Feb 2021 7:20 am (GMT -4)
Magnitude: 2.9
Depth: 49.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 18.93°N / 69.5°W (Sabana de La Mar, Provincia de Hato Mayor, Dominican Republic)
Nearby towns and cities:
14 km (9 mi) WSW of El Valle (Hato Mayor) (pop: 5,670) --> See nearby quakes!
19 km (12 mi) SW of Sabana de la Mar (Hato Mayor) (pop: 14,000) --> See nearby quakes!
25 km (15 mi) NE of Bayaguana (Monte Plata) (pop: 21,100) --> See nearby quakes!
31 km (19 mi) E of Sabana Grande de Boya (Monte Plata) (pop: 16,800) --> See nearby quakes!
32 km (20 mi) NW of Hato Mayor del Rey (Hato Mayor) (pop: 36,000) --> See nearby quakes!
43 km (27 mi) NNW of Quisqueya (San Pedro de Macorís) (pop: 17,700) --> See nearby quakes!
66 km (41 mi) NE of Santo Domingo (Nacional) (pop: 2,201,900) --> See nearby quakes!
71 km (44 mi) NE of Bella Vista (Nacional) (pop: 175,700) --> See nearby quakes!
71 km (44 mi) NE of Santo Domingo Oeste (pop: 701,300) --> See nearby quakes!
138 km (86 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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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
2.949 kmDOMINICAN REPUBLICEMSC
3.673 km89 Km SSW of Boca De Yuma, Dominican RepublicUSGS

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