Weak mag. 2.8 earthquake - 5.6 km northwest of Bani, Provincia de Peravia, Dominican Republic, on Friday, 16 April 2021 at 18:47 (GMT) -
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Weak magnitude 2.8 earthquake at 12 km depth
16 Apr 19:26 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 39 minutes.
Date & time: 16 Apr 2021 18:47:24 UTC -
Depth: 12.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 18.3°N / 70.38°W (Bani, Provincia de Peravia, Dominican Republic)
Nearest volcano: Valle Nuevo (66 km / 41 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
6 km (3 mi) WNW of Bani (Peravia) (pop: 66,700) --> See nearby quakes!
15 km (10 mi) ENE of Sabana Buey (Baní, Peravia) (pop: 2,270) --> See nearby quakes!
19 km (12 mi) WNW of Nizao (Peravia) (pop: 6,530) --> See nearby quakes!
21 km (13 mi) W of Yaguate (San Cristóbal) (pop: 5,610) --> See nearby quakes!
39 km (24 mi) WSW of Bajos de Haina (San Cristóbal) (pop: 66,800) --> See nearby quakes!
46 km (28 mi) WSW of Santo Domingo Oeste (pop: 701,300) --> See nearby quakes!
47 km (29 mi) SSW of Villa Altagracia (San Cristóbal) (pop: 40,000) --> See nearby quakes!
49 km (30 mi) WSW of Bella Vista (Nacional) (pop: 175,700) --> See nearby quakes!
55 km (34 mi) WSW of Santo Domingo (Nacional) (pop: 2,201,900) --> See nearby quakes!
132 km (82 mi) SSE of Santiago de los Caballeros (pop: 1,200,000) --> 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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