Weak mag. 2.7 earthquake - Oviedo, Provincia de Pedernales, 50 km southwest of Santa Cruz de Barahona, Dominican Republic, on Thursday, 6 May 2021 at 16:54 (GMT) -
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Weak magnitude 2.7 earthquake at 12 km depth
6 May 17:27 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 33 minutes.
Depth: 12.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 17.95°N / 71.49°W (Oviedo, Provincia de Pedernales, Dominican Republic)
Nearby towns and cities:
26 km (16 mi) SW of Polo (Barahona) (pop: 2,120) --> See nearby quakes!
28 km (17 mi) W of Enriquillo (Barahona) (pop: 5,420) --> See nearby quakes!
29 km (18 mi) ESE of Pedernales (pop: 11,100) --> See nearby quakes!
44 km (27 mi) SW of Cabral (Barahona) (pop: 12,300) --> See nearby quakes!
50 km (31 mi) SW of Santa Cruz de Barahona (pop: 77,200) --> See nearby quakes!
97 km (61 mi) SW of Azua (pop: 59,100) --> See nearby quakes!
99 km (62 mi) SSW of San Juan (pop: 73,000) --> See nearby quakes!
111 km (69 mi) SE of Port au Prince (Ouest, Haiti) (pop: 1,234,700) --> See nearby quakes!
179 km (111 mi) WSW of Santo Domingo (Nacional) (pop: 2,201,900) --> See nearby quakes!
187 km (116 mi) SSW of Santiago de los Caballeros (pop: 1,200,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 7.1 x 108 joules (197 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.169 tons of TNT) More info
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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.