Weak mag. 2.8 earthquake - Polo, 36 km west of Santa Cruz de Barahona, Dominican Republic, on Saturday, 17 April 2021 at 12:20 (GMT) -
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Weak magnitude 2.8 earthquake at 12 km depth
17 Apr 15:46 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 3 hours.
Depth: 12.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 18.09°N / 71.42°W (Polo, Provincia de Barahona, Dominican Republic)
Nearby towns and cities:
14 km (9 mi) W of Polo (Barahona) (pop: 2,120) --> See nearby quakes!
28 km (17 mi) SW of Cabral (Barahona) (pop: 12,300) --> See nearby quakes!
29 km (18 mi) NW of Enriquillo (Barahona) (pop: 5,420) --> See nearby quakes!
29 km (18 mi) WNW of Paraiso (Paraíso, Barahona) (pop: 6,490) --> See nearby quakes!
36 km (23 mi) WSW of Santa Cruz de Barahona (pop: 77,200) --> See nearby quakes!
82 km (51 mi) SSW of San Juan (pop: 73,000) --> See nearby quakes!
83 km (51 mi) WSW of Azua (pop: 59,100) --> See nearby quakes!
109 km (68 mi) ESE of Port au Prince (Ouest, Haiti) (pop: 1,234,700) --> See nearby quakes!
157 km (97 mi) WSW of Santo Domingo Oeste (pop: 701,300) --> See nearby quakes!
167 km (104 mi) WSW of Santo Domingo (Nacional) (pop: 2,201,900) --> 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.