Minor mag. 2.7 earthquake - North Atlantic Ocean, 23 km northeast of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic, on Tuesday, June 15, 2021 at 07:51 (GMT) -
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Minor magnitude 2.7 earthquake at 156 km depth
15 Jun 12:44 UTC: First to report: USGS after 5 hours.
Depth: 156.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 18.7612°N / 68.2897°W↗ (North Atlantic Ocean, Dominican Republic)
Antipode: 18.761°S / 111.71°E↗
Nearby towns and cities:
23 km (14 mi) NNE of Punta Cana (pop: 100,000) --> See nearby quakes!
41 km (26 mi) ENE of Otra Banda (Higüey) (pop: 6,070) --> See nearby quakes!
81 km (50 mi) ENE of La Romana (pop: 208,400) --> See nearby quakes!
102 km (63 mi) E of Hato Mayor del Rey (Hato Mayor) (pop: 36,000) --> See nearby quakes!
113 km (70 mi) ENE of San Pedro de Macoris (pop: 217,900) --> See nearby quakes!
168 km (104 mi) E of Santo Domingo Este (pop: 700,000) --> See nearby quakes!
172 km (107 mi) ENE of Santo Domingo (pop: 2,201,900) --> See nearby quakes!
178 km (110 mi) ENE of Bella Vista (pop: 175,700) --> See nearby quakes!
183 km (113 mi) E of Santo Domingo Oeste (pop: 701,300) --> See nearby quakes!
195 km (121 mi) ENE of San Cristobal (pop: 154,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 7.1 x 108 joules (197 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.169 tons of TNT) More info
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|2.7||156 km||23 Km NNE of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic||USGS|
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.