Weak mag. 2.9 earthquake - Caribbean Sea, 56 km southeast of Port au Prince, Haiti, on Wednesday, 21 April 2021 at 19:59 (GMT) -
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Weak magnitude 2.9 earthquake at 12 km depth
21 Apr 21:06 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 1 hour and 7 minutes.
Depth: 12.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 18.13°N / 72.04°W (Caribbean Sea, Haiti)
Nearby towns and cities:
32 km (20 mi) WNW of Anse-à-Pitre (pop: 1,740) --> See nearby quakes!
42 km (26 mi) S of Fond Parisien (Fonds-Parisien) (pop: 18,300) --> See nearby quakes!
44 km (27 mi) SE of Kenscoff (pop: 42,200) --> See nearby quakes!
50 km (31 mi) SSE of Pétionville (pop: 283,100) --> See nearby quakes!
53 km (33 mi) SSE of Croix-des-Bouquets (pop: 229,100) --> See nearby quakes!
54 km (33 mi) SSE of Delmas 73 (pop: 382,900) --> See nearby quakes!
56 km (35 mi) SE of Port au Prince (pop: 1,234,700) --> See nearby quakes!
58 km (36 mi) S of Thomazeau (pop: 52,000) --> See nearby quakes!
59 km (37 mi) SE of Carrefour (pop: 442,200) --> See nearby quakes!
76 km (47 mi) ESE of Léogâne (pop: 134,200) --> 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.
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.