Minor mag. 2.6 earthquake - North Atlantic Ocean, 109 km north of Salvaleon de Higüey, Dominican Republic, on Saturday, 1 May 2021 at 01:34 (GMT) -
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Minor magnitude 2.6 earthquake at 31 km depth
1 May 03:40 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 2 hours and 5 minutes.
Depth: 31.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 19.58°N / 68.51°W (North Atlantic Ocean, Dominican Republic)
Nearby towns and cities:
87 km (54 mi) NE of Miches (pop: 9,270) --> See nearby quakes!
96 km (60 mi) ENE of Santa Barbara de Samana (Samana) (pop: 11,400) --> See nearby quakes!
109 km (68 mi) N of Higuey (pop: 123,800) --> See nearby quakes!
112 km (69 mi) N of Punta Cana (pop: 100,000) --> See nearby quakes!
137 km (85 mi) NNE of Romana (pop: 208,400) --> See nearby quakes!
151 km (94 mi) NNE of San Pedro de Macoris (pop: 217,900) --> See nearby quakes!
185 km (115 mi) E of San Francisco de Macoris (pop: 124,800) --> See nearby quakes!
187 km (116 mi) NE of Santo Domingo Este (pop: 700,000) --> See nearby quakes!
191 km (118 mi) NE of Santo Domingo (pop: 2,201,900) --> See nearby quakes!
197 km (123 mi) NE 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.