Weak mag. 2.9 earthquake - North Atlantic Ocean, 52 km north of Salvaleon de Higüey, Dominican Republic, on Friday, 23 April 2021 at 10:26 (GMT) -
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Weak magnitude 2.9 earthquake at 10 km depth
23 Apr 11:12 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 45 minutes.
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 19.06°N / 68.55°W (North Atlantic Ocean, Dominican Republic)
Nearby towns and cities:
47 km (29 mi) NNE of Otra Banda (Higüey) (pop: 6,070) --> See nearby quakes!
52 km (32 mi) NNE of Higuey (pop: 123,800) --> See nearby quakes!
53 km (33 mi) E of Miches (pop: 9,270) --> See nearby quakes!
55 km (34 mi) NNW of Punta Cana (pop: 100,000) --> See nearby quakes!
81 km (51 mi) ENE of Hato Mayor del Rey (Hato Mayor) (pop: 36,000) --> See nearby quakes!
83 km (52 mi) NNE of Romana (pop: 208,400) --> See nearby quakes!
84 km (52 mi) E of Santa Barbara de Samana (Samana) (pop: 11,400) --> See nearby quakes!
105 km (65 mi) NE of San Pedro de Macoris (pop: 217,900) --> See nearby quakes!
156 km (97 mi) ENE of Santo Domingo (pop: 2,201,900) --> See nearby quakes!
165 km (102 mi) ENE of Santo Domingo Oeste (pop: 701,300) --> 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.