Minor mag. 2.8 earthquake - North Atlantic Ocean, 58 km northeast of Higuey, Dominican Republic, on Tuesday, 9 March 2021 at 02:11 (GMT) -
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Minor magnitude 2.8 earthquake at 49 km depth
9 Mar 06:46 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 5 hours.
Depth: 49.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 18.98°N / 68.32°W (North Atlantic Ocean, Dominican Republic)
Nearby towns and cities:
45 km (28 mi) N of Punta Cana (pop: 100,000) --> See nearby quakes!
51 km (32 mi) NE of Otra Banda (Higüey) (pop: 6,070) --> See nearby quakes!
72 km (45 mi) NNE of San Rafael del Yuma (pop: 5,290) --> See nearby quakes!
77 km (48 mi) E of Miches (pop: 9,270) --> See nearby quakes!
82 km (51 mi) ENE of Guaymate (pop: 6,220) --> See nearby quakes!
92 km (57 mi) NE of Romana (pop: 208,400) --> See nearby quakes!
102 km (63 mi) ENE of Hato Mayor del Rey (Hato Mayor) (pop: 36,000) --> See nearby quakes!
119 km (74 mi) ENE of San Pedro de Macoris (pop: 217,900) --> See nearby quakes!
175 km (109 mi) ENE of Santo Domingo (pop: 2,201,900) --> See nearby quakes!
185 km (115 mi) ENE of Santo Domingo Oeste (pop: 701,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 1 x 109 joules (278 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.239 tons of TNT) More info
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User reports for this quakeAt magnitude 2.8, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.