Minor mag. 2.7 earthquake - 12 km south of Bonao, Provincia de Monseñor Nouel, Dominican Republic, on Saturday, 20 February 2021 at 07:54 (GMT) -
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Minor magnitude 2.7 earthquake at 80 km depth
20 Feb 13:22 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 5 hours.
Date & time: 20 Feb 2021 07:54:53 UTC -
Depth: 80.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 18.84°N / 70.45°W (Bonao, Provincia de Monseñor Nouel, Dominican Republic)
Nearby towns and cities:
12 km (7 mi) SSW of Bonao (Monseñor Nouel) (pop: 73,300) --> See nearby quakes!
14 km (9 mi) W of Piedra Blanca (Monseñor Nouel) (pop: 8,530) --> See nearby quakes!
32 km (20 mi) ESE of Constanza (La Vega) (pop: 29,500) --> See nearby quakes!
35 km (22 mi) WNW of Villa Altagracia (San Cristóbal) (pop: 40,000) --> See nearby quakes!
36 km (23 mi) SSE of Jarabacoa (La Vega) (pop: 30,000) --> See nearby quakes!
61 km (38 mi) NW of Santo Domingo Oeste (pop: 701,300) --> See nearby quakes!
65 km (40 mi) NW of Bajos de Haina (San Cristóbal) (pop: 66,800) --> See nearby quakes!
68 km (42 mi) NW of Bella Vista (Nacional) (pop: 175,700) --> See nearby quakes!
72 km (45 mi) NW of Santo Domingo (Nacional) (pop: 2,201,900) --> See nearby quakes!
73 km (45 mi) SSE of Santiago de los Caballeros (pop: 1,200,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 7.1 x 108 joules (197 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.169 tons of TNT) More info
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User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.At magnitude 2.7, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.