Minor mag. 2.6 earthquake - Los Llanos, Provincia de San Pedro de Macoris, 12 km north of Boca Chica, Dominican Republic, on Friday, 26 Feb 2021 4:33 pm (GMT -4) -
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Minor magnitude 2.6 earthquake at 97 km depth
26 Feb 21:41 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 1 hour and 9 minutes.
Date & time: 26 Feb 2021 20:33:03 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Friday, 26 Feb 2021 4:33 pm (GMT -4)
Depth: 97.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 18.55°N / 69.57°W (Los Llanos, Provincia de San Pedro de Macoris, Dominican Republic)
Nearby towns and cities:
11 km (7 mi) SW of Los Llanos (San Pedro de Macorís) (pop: 5,530) --> See nearby quakes!
12 km (7 mi) NNE of Boca Chica (Santo Domingo) (pop: 46,300) --> See nearby quakes!
17 km (11 mi) W of Quisqueya (San Pedro de Macorís) (pop: 17,700) --> See nearby quakes!
23 km (14 mi) SSE of Bayaguana (Monte Plata) (pop: 21,100) --> See nearby quakes!
30 km (18 mi) WNW of San Pedro de Macoris (San Pedro de Macorís) (pop: 217,900) --> See nearby quakes!
34 km (21 mi) ENE of Villa Francisca (Nacional) (pop: 50,200) --> See nearby quakes!
35 km (22 mi) ENE of Santo Domingo (Nacional) (pop: 2,201,900) --> See nearby quakes!
41 km (25 mi) ENE of Bella Vista (Nacional) (pop: 175,700) --> See nearby quakes!
46 km (28 mi) E of Santo Domingo Oeste (pop: 701,300) --> See nearby quakes!
155 km (96 mi) SE of Santiago de los Caballeros (pop: 1,200,000) --> 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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