Minor mag. 2.9 earthquake - Piedra Blanca, 14 km southeast of Bonao, Dominican Republic, on Wednesday, 16 June 2021 at 11:02 (GMT) -
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Minor magnitude 2.9 earthquake at 111 km depth
16 Jun 11:42 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 39 minutes.
Depth: 111.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 18.83°N / 70.34°W (Piedra Blanca, Provincia de Monseñor Nouel, Dominican Republic)
Nearby towns and cities:
3 km (2 mi) SW of Piedra Blanca (Monseñor Nouel) (pop: 8,530) --> See nearby quakes!
14 km (9 mi) SSE of Bonao (Monseñor Nouel) (pop: 73,300) --> See nearby quakes!
25 km (15 mi) NW of Villa Altagracia (San Cristóbal) (pop: 40,000) --> See nearby quakes!
44 km (27 mi) E of Constanza (La Vega) (pop: 29,500) --> See nearby quakes!
45 km (28 mi) SE of Jarabacoa (La Vega) (pop: 30,000) --> See nearby quakes!
51 km (32 mi) NW of Santo Domingo Oeste (pop: 701,300) --> See nearby quakes!
56 km (35 mi) NW of Bajos de Haina (San Cristóbal) (pop: 66,800) --> See nearby quakes!
59 km (37 mi) NW of Bella Vista (Nacional) (pop: 175,700) --> See nearby quakes!
62 km (38 mi) NW of Santo Domingo (Nacional) (pop: 2,201,900) --> See nearby quakes!
79 km (49 mi) SSE of Santiago de los Caballeros (pop: 1,200,000) --> 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.