Minor mag. 2.7 earthquake - Caribbean Sea, 45 km southwest of Santo Domingo, Nacional, Dominican Republic, on Monday, 22 February 2021 at 08:08 (GMT) -
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Minor magnitude 2.7 earthquake at 164 km depth
22 Feb 12:46 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 5 hours.
Date & time: 22 Feb 2021 08:08:55 UTC -
Depth: 164.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 18.11°N / 70.08°W (Caribbean Sea, Dominican Republic)
Nearby towns and cities:
18 km (11 mi) SSE of Sabana Grande de Palenque (pop: 4,810) --> See nearby quakes!
34 km (21 mi) S of Bajos de Haina (pop: 66,800) --> See nearby quakes!
41 km (25 mi) SSW of Bella Vista (pop: 175,700) --> See nearby quakes!
44 km (27 mi) S of Santo Domingo Oeste (pop: 701,300) --> See nearby quakes!
45 km (28 mi) SSW of Santo Domingo (pop: 2,201,900) --> See nearby quakes!
46 km (28 mi) SSW of Villa Consuelo (pop: 28,600) --> See nearby quakes!
46 km (29 mi) SSW of Villa Francisca (pop: 50,200) --> See nearby quakes!
90 km (56 mi) WSW of San Pedro de Macoris (pop: 217,900) --> See nearby quakes!
98 km (61 mi) SSE of Bonao (pop: 73,300) --> See nearby quakes!
163 km (101 mi) SSE of Santiago de los Caballeros (pop: 1,200,000) --> See nearby quakes!
139 km (86 mi) SE of Hispaniola Island (pop: 21,107,000) --> 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 for this quake
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.