Weak mag. 2.8 earthquake - Belans, Sud-Est, 33 km southeast of Port au Prince, Haiti, on Saturday, 17 April 2021 at 07:42 (GMT) -
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Weak magnitude 2.8 earthquake at 12 km depth
17 Apr 11:44 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 4 hours.
Depth: 12.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 18.32°N / 72.13°W (Belans, Sud-Est, Haiti)
Nearby towns and cities:
22 km (13 mi) SE of Kenscoff (Ouest) (pop: 42,200) --> See nearby quakes!
26 km (16 mi) SW of Fond Parisien (Fonds-Parisien, Ouest) (pop: 18,300) --> See nearby quakes!
27 km (17 mi) SE of Pétionville (Ouest) (pop: 283,100) --> See nearby quakes!
30 km (19 mi) SSE of Croix-des-Bouquets (Ouest) (pop: 229,100) --> See nearby quakes!
31 km (19 mi) SE of Delmas 73 (Ouest) (pop: 382,900) --> See nearby quakes!
33 km (21 mi) SE of Port au Prince (Ouest) (pop: 1,234,700) --> See nearby quakes!
37 km (23 mi) S of Thomazeau (Ouest) (pop: 52,000) --> See nearby quakes!
38 km (23 mi) SE of Carrefour (Ouest) (pop: 442,200) --> See nearby quakes!
44 km (27 mi) ENE of Jacmel (pop: 138,000) --> See nearby quakes!
57 km (36 mi) ESE of Léogâne (Ouest) (pop: 134,200) --> 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.