Minor mag. 2.9 earthquake - Caribbean Sea, 42 km southeast of La Romana, Dominican Republic, on Tuesday, 11 May 2021 at 22:00 (GMT) -
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Minor magnitude 2.9 earthquake at 136 km depth
11 May 22:37 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 37 minutes.
Depth: 136.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 18.11°N / 68.76°W (Caribbean Sea, Dominican Republic)
Nearby towns and cities:
34 km (21 mi) SSW of Boca de Yuma (pop: 1,990) --> See nearby quakes!
42 km (26 mi) SSE of Romana (pop: 208,400) --> See nearby quakes!
65 km (40 mi) SW of Punta Cana (pop: 100,000) --> See nearby quakes!
84 km (52 mi) SE of Quisqueya (pop: 17,700) --> See nearby quakes!
90 km (56 mi) SE of Hato Mayor del Rey (Hato Mayor) (pop: 36,000) --> See nearby quakes!
96 km (60 mi) ESE of Boca Chica (pop: 46,300) --> See nearby quakes!
123 km (77 mi) ESE of Santo Domingo Este (pop: 700,000) --> See nearby quakes!
126 km (78 mi) ESE of Santo Domingo (pop: 2,201,900) --> See nearby quakes!
138 km (86 mi) ESE of Santo Domingo Oeste (pop: 701,300) --> See nearby quakes!
146 km (90 mi) ESE of San Cristobal (pop: 154,000) --> 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.