Weak mag. 2.5 earthquake - Yamasa, Provincia de Monte Plata, 14 km northeast of Villa Altagracia, Dominican Republic, on Friday, May 14, 2021 at 16:46 (GMT) -
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Weak magnitude 2.5 earthquake at 8 km depth
14 May 17:02 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 16 minutes.
Depth: 8.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 18.78°N / 70.11°W↗ (Yamasa, Provincia de Monte Plata, Dominican Republic)
Antipode: 18.78°S / 109.89°E↗
Nearby towns and cities:
9 km (6 mi) W of Yamasa (Monte Plata) (pop: 11,600) --> See nearby quakes!
14 km (8 mi) NNE of Villa Altagracia (San Cristóbal) (pop: 40,000) --> See nearby quakes!
33 km (21 mi) NNW of Santo Domingo Oeste (pop: 701,300) --> See nearby quakes!
34 km (21 mi) W of Monte Plata (pop: 15,500) --> See nearby quakes!
38 km (24 mi) WSW of Sabana Grande de Boya (Monte Plata) (pop: 16,800) --> See nearby quakes!
40 km (25 mi) NNW of Bella Vista (Nacional) (pop: 175,700) --> See nearby quakes!
40 km (25 mi) NW of Villa Francisca (Nacional) (pop: 50,200) --> See nearby quakes!
41 km (26 mi) NW of Santo Domingo (Nacional) (pop: 2,201,900) --> See nearby quakes!
41 km (26 mi) NNW of Bajos de Haina (San Cristóbal) (pop: 66,800) --> See nearby quakes!
97 km (60 mi) SE of Santiago de los Caballeros (pop: 1,200,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 3.5 x 108 joules (98.6 kilowatt hours) More info
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User reports for this quakeAt magnitude 2.5, 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.