Minor mag. 2.7 earthquake - San Rafael del Yuma, 10 km south of Higuey, Dominican Republic, on Monday, 17 May 2021 at 17:52 (GMT) -
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Minor magnitude 2.7 earthquake at 137 km depth
17 May 19:32 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 1 hour and 40 minutes.
Depth: 137.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 18.53°N / 68.74°W (San Rafael del Yuma, Provincia de La Altagracia, Dominican Republic)
Nearby towns and cities:
10 km (6 mi) SSW of Higuey (La Altagracia) (pop: 123,800) --> See nearby quakes!
13 km (8 mi) NNW of San Rafael del Yuma (La Altagracia) (pop: 5,290) --> See nearby quakes!
26 km (16 mi) ESE of Guaymate (La Romana) (pop: 6,220) --> See nearby quakes!
27 km (17 mi) ENE of Romana (La Romana) (pop: 208,400) --> See nearby quakes!
36 km (22 mi) W of Punta Cana (La Altagracia) (pop: 100,000) --> See nearby quakes!
71 km (44 mi) E of Quisqueya (San Pedro de Macorís) (pop: 17,700) --> See nearby quakes!
91 km (57 mi) E of Boca Chica (Santo Domingo) (pop: 46,300) --> See nearby quakes!
97 km (61 mi) ESE of Bayaguana (Monte Plata) (pop: 21,100) --> See nearby quakes!
122 km (76 mi) E of Santo Domingo (Nacional) (pop: 2,201,900) --> See nearby quakes!
133 km (83 mi) E of Santo Domingo Oeste (pop: 701,300) --> 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.