Weak mag. 2.6 earthquake - Rio San Juan, Provincia Maria Trinidad Sanchez, 27 km north of San Francisco de Macoris, Dominican Republic, on Monday, May 17, 2021 at 10:22 (GMT) -
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Weak magnitude 2.6 earthquake at 15 km depth
17 May 11:32 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 1 hour and 9 minutes.
Depth: 15.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 19.54°N / 70.2°W↗ (Rio San Juan, Provincia Maria Trinidad Sanchez, Dominican Republic)
Antipode: 19.54°S / 109.8°E↗
Nearby towns and cities:
8 km (5 mi) ESE of Joba Arriba (Gaspar Hernandez, Espaillat) (pop: 1,470) --> See nearby quakes!
17 km (11 mi) SW of Rio San Juan (María Trinidad Sánchez) (pop: 8,980) --> See nearby quakes!
24 km (15 mi) NE of Salsipuedes (Hermanas Mirabal) (pop: 11,700) --> See nearby quakes!
27 km (17 mi) N of San Francisco de Macoris (Duarte) (pop: 124,800) --> See nearby quakes!
29 km (18 mi) NE of Salcedo (Hermanas Mirabal) (pop: 45,300) --> See nearby quakes!
41 km (25 mi) WNW of Nagua (María Trinidad Sánchez) (pop: 33,900) --> See nearby quakes!
44 km (27 mi) E of Tamboril (Santiago) (pop: 23,300) --> See nearby quakes!
47 km (29 mi) ESE of Monte Llano (Villa Montellano, Puerto Plata) (pop: 19,000) --> See nearby quakes!
53 km (33 mi) E of Santiago de los Caballeros (pop: 1,200,000) --> See nearby quakes!
123 km (77 mi) NNW of Santo Domingo (Nacional) (pop: 2,201,900) --> 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.