Minor mag. 2.6 earthquake - North Atlantic Ocean, 57 km north of Salvaleon de Higüey, Dominican Republic, on Monday, 19 April 2021 at 03:16 (GMT) -
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Minor magnitude 2.6 earthquake at 53 km depth
19 Apr 04:17 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 1 hour and 1 minutes.
Depth: 53.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 19.12°N / 68.77°W (North Atlantic Ocean, Dominican Republic)
Nearby towns and cities:
33 km (20 mi) ENE of Miches (pop: 9,270) --> See nearby quakes!
57 km (35 mi) N of Higuey (pop: 123,800) --> See nearby quakes!
63 km (39 mi) NNE of Guaymate (pop: 6,220) --> See nearby quakes!
65 km (41 mi) E of Sabana de la Mar (pop: 14,000) --> See nearby quakes!
71 km (44 mi) NNW of Punta Cana (pop: 100,000) --> See nearby quakes!
92 km (57 mi) NE of Quisqueya (pop: 17,700) --> See nearby quakes!
93 km (58 mi) NE of San Pedro de Macoris (pop: 217,900) --> See nearby quakes!
100 km (62 mi) ENE of Bayaguana (pop: 21,100) --> See nearby quakes!
138 km (86 mi) ENE of Santo Domingo (pop: 2,201,900) --> See nearby quakes!
147 km (91 mi) ENE of Santo Domingo Oeste (pop: 701,300) --> 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.