Minor mag. 2.8 earthquake - Caribbean Sea, 17 km southwest of Romana, Dominican Republic, on Wednesday, 21 April 2021 at 22:34 (GMT) -
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Minor magnitude 2.8 earthquake at 97 km depth
21 Apr 23:12 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 37 minutes.
Depth: 97.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 18.29°N / 69.05°W (Caribbean Sea, Dominican Republic)
Nearby towns and cities:
17 km (11 mi) SSW of Romana (pop: 208,400) --> See nearby quakes!
48 km (30 mi) SE of Quisqueya (pop: 17,700) --> See nearby quakes!
61 km (38 mi) ESE of Boca Chica (pop: 46,300) --> See nearby quakes!
75 km (47 mi) WSW of Punta Cana (pop: 100,000) --> See nearby quakes!
88 km (55 mi) ESE of Santo Domingo Este (pop: 700,000) --> See nearby quakes!
91 km (57 mi) ESE of Villa Francisca (pop: 50,200) --> See nearby quakes!
91 km (57 mi) ESE of Santo Domingo (pop: 2,201,900) --> See nearby quakes!
92 km (57 mi) ESE of Villa Consuelo (pop: 28,600) --> See nearby quakes!
96 km (60 mi) E of Bella Vista (pop: 175,700) --> See nearby quakes!
216 km (134 mi) SE 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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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.