Minor mag. 2.9 earthquake - 1.1 km northeast of Hato Mayor del Rey, Dominican Republic, on Monday, 22 Feb 2021 10:26 pm (GMT -4) -
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Minor magnitude 2.9 earthquake at 86 km depth
23 Feb 03:57 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 1 hour and 31 minutes.
Date & time: 23 Feb 2021 02:26:25 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Monday, 22 Feb 2021 10:26 pm (GMT -4)
Depth: 86.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 18.77°N / 69.25°W (Hato Mayor, Provincia de Hato Mayor, Dominican Republic)
Nearby towns and cities:
1 km (1 mi) NE of Hato Mayor del Rey (Hato Mayor) (pop: 36,000) --> See nearby quakes!
14 km (9 mi) NNE of Guayabo Dulce (Hato Mayor) (pop: 3,900) --> See nearby quakes!
22 km (14 mi) W of Santa Cruz de El Seibo (El Seibo, El Seíbo) (pop: 23,500) --> See nearby quakes!
29 km (18 mi) NE of Quisqueya (San Pedro de Macorís) (pop: 17,700) --> See nearby quakes!
41 km (25 mi) E of Bayaguana (Monte Plata) (pop: 21,100) --> See nearby quakes!
51 km (32 mi) NE of Boca Chica (Santo Domingo) (pop: 46,300) --> See nearby quakes!
75 km (47 mi) ENE of Santo Domingo (Nacional) (pop: 2,201,900) --> See nearby quakes!
81 km (50 mi) ENE of Bella Vista (Nacional) (pop: 175,700) --> See nearby quakes!
85 km (53 mi) ENE of Santo Domingo Oeste (pop: 701,300) --> See nearby quakes!
170 km (106 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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