Minor mag. 2.5 earthquake - Postrer Rio, Provincia de Independencia, 26 km northwest of Neiba, Dominican Republic, on Friday, 21 May 2021 at 18:26 (GMT) -
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Minor magnitude 2.5 earthquake at 23 km depth
21 May 21:18 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 2 hours and 52 minutes.
Depth: 23.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 18.6°N / 71.63°W (Postrer Rio, Provincia de Independencia, Dominican Republic)
Nearby towns and cities:
1 km (1 mi) E of Guayabal (Independencia) (pop: 1,500) --> See nearby quakes!
10 km (6 mi) NNW of Los Rios (Baoruco) (pop: 4,440) --> See nearby quakes!
18 km (11 mi) SW of Cercado Abajo (El Cercado, San Juan) (pop: 5,320) --> See nearby quakes!
26 km (16 mi) WNW of Neiba (Baoruco) (pop: 18,700) --> See nearby quakes!
26 km (16 mi) ENE of San Jose de Jimani (Jimani, Independencia) (pop: 6,570) --> See nearby quakes!
27 km (17 mi) NNW of Duvergé (Duverge, Independencia) (pop: 13,400) --> See nearby quakes!
33 km (20 mi) SSW of Las Matas de Farfan (San Juan) (pop: 21,800) --> See nearby quakes!
75 km (47 mi) E of Port-au-Prince (Ouest, Haiti) (pop: 1,234,700) --> See nearby quakes!
136 km (85 mi) SW of Santiago de los Caballeros (pop: 1,200,000) --> See nearby quakes!
184 km (114 mi) W 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.