Weak mag. 2.6 earthquake - 16 km west of Bani, Provincia de Peravia, Dominican Republic, on Saturday, 20 Mar 2021 3:51 am (GMT -4) -
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Weak magnitude 2.6 earthquake at 12 km depth
20 Mar 09:02 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 1 hour and 11 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: Saturday, 20 Mar 2021 3:51 am (GMT -4)
Depth: 12.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 18.32°N / 70.48°W (Bani, Provincia de Peravia, Dominican Republic)
Nearby towns and cities:
7 km (4 mi) NE of Sabana Buey (Baní, Peravia) (pop: 2,270) --> See nearby quakes!
16 km (10 mi) WNW of Bani (Peravia) (pop: 66,700) --> See nearby quakes!
20 km (13 mi) SE of Las Charcas (Azua) (pop: 4,720) --> See nearby quakes!
25 km (16 mi) S of San Jose de Ocoa (San José de Ocoa) (pop: 21,100) --> See nearby quakes!
48 km (30 mi) WSW of Bajos de Haina (San Cristóbal) (pop: 66,800) --> See nearby quakes!
51 km (32 mi) SW of Villa Altagracia (San Cristóbal) (pop: 40,000) --> See nearby quakes!
54 km (34 mi) WSW of Santo Domingo Oeste (pop: 701,300) --> See nearby quakes!
58 km (36 mi) WSW of Bella Vista (Nacional) (pop: 175,700) --> See nearby quakes!
64 km (40 mi) WSW of Santo Domingo (Nacional) (pop: 2,201,900) --> See nearby quakes!
65 km (40 mi) WSW of Villa Francisca (Nacional) (pop: 50,200) --> 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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User reports for this quakeAt magnitude 2.6, 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.