Weak mag. 2.9 earthquake - North Atlantic Ocean, 18 km east of Nagua, Dominican Republic, on Friday, 16 April 2021 at 15:56 (GMT) -
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Weak magnitude 2.9 earthquake at 17 km depth
16 Apr 16:27 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 30 minutes.
Date & time: 16 Apr 2021 15:56:47 UTC -
Depth: 17.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 19.42°N / 69.68°W (North Atlantic Ocean, Dominican Republic)
Nearby towns and cities:
18 km (11 mi) ENE of Nagua (pop: 33,900) --> See nearby quakes!
19 km (12 mi) NW of Terrenas (pop: 7,710) --> See nearby quakes!
22 km (14 mi) NNW of Sanchez (pop: 11,400) --> See nearby quakes!
54 km (34 mi) NNE of Sabana Grande de Boya (pop: 16,800) --> See nearby quakes!
86 km (53 mi) NNW of Hato Mayor del Rey (Hato Mayor) (pop: 36,000) --> See nearby quakes!
89 km (55 mi) E of Moca (pop: 61,800) --> See nearby quakes!
92 km (57 mi) ENE of Concepcion de la Vega (pop: 102,400) --> See nearby quakes!
94 km (58 mi) NE of Bonao (pop: 73,300) --> See nearby quakes!
107 km (66 mi) E of Santiago de los Caballeros (pop: 1,200,000) --> See nearby quakes!
108 km (67 mi) N of Santo Domingo (pop: 2,201,900) --> 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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User reports for this quakeAt magnitude 2.9, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.
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