Weak mag. 3.2 earthquake - Las Matas de Farfan, 37 km west of San Juan, Dominican Republic, on Saturday, 22 May 2021 at 18:18 (GMT) -
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Weak magnitude 3.2 earthquake at 20 km depth
22 May 23:18 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 5 hours.
Depth: 20.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 18.79°N / 71.58°W (Las Matas de Farfan, Provincia de San Juan, Dominican Republic)
Nearby towns and cities:
10 km (6 mi) NW of Cercado Abajo (El Cercado, San Juan) (pop: 5,320) --> See nearby quakes!
11 km (7 mi) SW of Las Matas de Farfan (San Juan) (pop: 21,800) --> See nearby quakes!
16 km (10 mi) SE of Comendador (Elías Piña) (pop: 12,100) --> See nearby quakes!
30 km (19 mi) WNW of Vallejuelo (San Juan) (pop: 5,220) --> See nearby quakes!
35 km (22 mi) NNW of Villa Jaragua (Baoruco) (pop: 9,250) --> See nearby quakes!
37 km (23 mi) W of San Juan (pop: 73,000) --> See nearby quakes!
82 km (51 mi) NW of Santa Cruz de Barahona (pop: 77,200) --> See nearby quakes!
85 km (53 mi) ENE of Port-au-Prince (Ouest, Haiti) (pop: 1,234,700) --> See nearby quakes!
118 km (74 mi) SW of Santiago de los Caballeros (pop: 1,200,000) --> See nearby quakes!
181 km (113 mi) W of Santo Domingo (Nacional) (pop: 2,201,900) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 4 x 109 joules (1.11 megawatt hours, equivalent to 0.951 tons of TNT) More info
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