Weak mag. 2.9 earthquake - 11 km southwest of Las Matas de Farfan, Dominican Republic, on Saturday, 22 May 2021 at 20:06 (GMT) -
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Weak magnitude 2.9 earthquake at 20 km depth
22 May 23:32 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 3 hours.
Depth: 20.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 18.8°N / 71.59°W (Provincia de San Juan, Dominican Republic)
Nearby towns and cities:
11 km (7 mi) N of Juan Santiago (Elías Piña) (pop: 1,550) --> See nearby quakes!
11 km (7 mi) SW of Las Matas de Farfan (San Juan) (pop: 21,800) --> See nearby quakes!
15 km (9 mi) SE of Comendador (Elías Piña) (pop: 12,100) --> See nearby quakes!
23 km (14 mi) NNE of Guayabal (Independencia) (pop: 1,500) --> See nearby quakes!
38 km (24 mi) W of San Juan (pop: 73,000) --> See nearby quakes!
56 km (35 mi) ENE of Thomazeau (Ouest, Haiti) (pop: 52,000) --> See nearby quakes!
84 km (52 mi) NW of Santa Cruz de Barahona (pop: 77,200) --> See nearby quakes!
84 km (52 mi) ENE of Port-au-Prince (Ouest, Haiti) (pop: 1,234,700) --> See nearby quakes!
119 km (74 mi) SW of Santiago de los Caballeros (pop: 1,200,000) --> See nearby quakes!
183 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: 1.4 x 109 joules (392 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.338 tons of TNT) More info
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User reports for this quakeAt magnitude 2.9, 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.