Minor mag. 2.7 earthquake - Sabana Grande de Boya, 9.5 km northwest of Monte Plata, Dominican Republic, on Friday, May 21, 2021 at 00:30 (GMT) -
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Minor magnitude 2.7 earthquake at 100 km depth
21 May 01:47 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 1 hour and 17 minutes.
Depth: 100.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 18.88°N / 69.83°W↗ (Sabana Grande de Boya, Provincia de Monte Plata, Dominican Republic)
Antipode: 18.88°S / 110.17°E↗
Nearby towns and cities:
8 km (5 mi) SSW of Sabana Grande de Boya (Monte Plata) (pop: 16,800) --> See nearby quakes!
9 km (6 mi) NNW of Monte Plata (pop: 15,500) --> See nearby quakes!
24 km (15 mi) ENE of Yamasa (Monte Plata) (pop: 11,600) --> See nearby quakes!
25 km (16 mi) NW of Bayaguana (Monte Plata) (pop: 21,100) --> See nearby quakes!
43 km (27 mi) ENE of Villa Altagracia (San Cristóbal) (pop: 40,000) --> See nearby quakes!
45 km (28 mi) N of Villa Francisca (Nacional) (pop: 50,200) --> See nearby quakes!
46 km (29 mi) N of Santo Domingo (Nacional) (pop: 2,201,900) --> See nearby quakes!
46 km (29 mi) NNE of Santo Domingo Oeste (pop: 701,300) --> See nearby quakes!
49 km (30 mi) NNE of Bella Vista (Nacional) (pop: 175,700) --> See nearby quakes!
111 km (69 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: 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.