Weak mag. 2.5 earthquake - Castillo, 20 km southeast of San Francisco de Macoris, Dominican Republic, on Monday, May 17, 2021 at 09:04 (GMT) -
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Weak magnitude 2.5 earthquake at 20 km depth
17 May 11:52 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 2 hours and 48 minutes.
Depth: 20.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 19.2°N / 70.09°W↗ (Castillo, Provincia Duarte, Dominican Republic)
Antipode: 19.2°S / 109.91°E↗
Nearby towns and cities:
3 km (2 mi) NE of Pimentel (Duarte) (pop: 9,550) --> See nearby quakes!
12 km (8 mi) E of Las Guaranas (Duarte) (pop: 9,590) --> See nearby quakes!
18 km (11 mi) NNE of Cotui (Sánchez Ramírez) (pop: 41,600) --> See nearby quakes!
19 km (12 mi) W of Rivas (Villa Riva, Duarte) (pop: 5,700) --> See nearby quakes!
20 km (13 mi) ESE of San Francisco de Macoris (Duarte) (pop: 124,800) --> See nearby quakes!
24 km (15 mi) ENE of Fantino (Sánchez Ramírez) (pop: 10,000) --> See nearby quakes!
25 km (15 mi) WSW of El Factor (María Trinidad Sánchez) (pop: 7,010) --> See nearby quakes!
42 km (26 mi) NW of Sabana Grande de Boya (Monte Plata) (pop: 16,800) --> See nearby quakes!
70 km (43 mi) ESE of Santiago de los Caballeros (pop: 1,200,000) --> See nearby quakes!
84 km (52 mi) NNW of Santo Domingo (Nacional) (pop: 2,201,900) --> 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.