Minor mag. 2.7 earthquake - Caribbean Sea, Puerto Rico, 61 km southeast of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic, on Sunday, 2 May 2021 at 00:42 (GMT) -
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Minor magnitude 2.7 earthquake at 91 km depth
2 May 00:50 UTC: First to report: USGS after 8 minutes.
Depth: 90.9 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 18.1027°N / 68.1301°W (Caribbean Sea, Puerto Rico)
Nearby towns and cities:
61 km (38 mi) SSE of Punta Cana (Dominican Republic) (pop: 100,000) --> See nearby quakes!
83 km (52 mi) SE of Higuey (Dominican Republic) (pop: 123,800) --> See nearby quakes!
96 km (60 mi) ESE of Romana (Dominican Republic) (pop: 208,400) --> See nearby quakes!
96 km (60 mi) WSW of Stella (Pueblo Barrio) (pop: 1,290) --> See nearby quakes!
105 km (65 mi) W of Mayaguez (pop: 78,600) --> See nearby quakes!
109 km (68 mi) WSW of Aguadilla (pop: 16,100) --> See nearby quakes!
136 km (84 mi) W of Yauco (pop: 20,300) --> See nearby quakes!
155 km (96 mi) WSW of Arecibo (pop: 49,300) --> See nearby quakes!
160 km (99 mi) W of Ponce (pop: 152,600) --> See nearby quakes!
218 km (135 mi) W of Puerto Rico (pop: 418,100) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 7.1 x 108 joules (197 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.169 tons of TNT) More info
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|2.7||91 km||59 Km ESE of Boca De Yuma, Dominican Republic, Puerto Rico||USGS|
|2.7||91 km||MONA PASSAGE, DOMINICAN REPUBLIC, Puerto Rico||EMSC|
User reports for this quakeAt magnitude 2.7, 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.