Minor mag. 2.5 earthquake - 8.4 km southwest of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic, on Saturday, July 3, 2021 at 02:38 (GMT) -
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Minor magnitude 2.5 earthquake at 31 km depth
3 Jul 08:12 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 6 hours.
Depth: 31.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 18.52°N / 68.45°W↗ (Higüey, Provincia de La Altagracia, Dominican Republic)
Antipode: 18.52°S / 111.55°E↗
Nearby towns and cities:
8 km (5 mi) SW of Punta Cana (La Altagracia) (pop: 100,000) --> See nearby quakes!
23 km (14 mi) NE of Yuma (La Altagracia) (pop: 1,990) --> See nearby quakes!
29 km (18 mi) ESE of Higuey (La Altagracia) (pop: 123,800) --> See nearby quakes!
56 km (35 mi) E of Guaymate (La Romana) (pop: 6,220) --> See nearby quakes!
81 km (51 mi) SE of Miches (El Seíbo) (pop: 9,270) --> See nearby quakes!
89 km (55 mi) ESE of Hato Mayor del Rey (Hato Mayor) (pop: 36,000) --> See nearby quakes!
91 km (56 mi) E of San Pedro de Macoris (San Pedro de Macorís) (pop: 217,900) --> See nearby quakes!
148 km (92 mi) E of Santo Domingo Este (pop: 700,000) --> See nearby quakes!
152 km (95 mi) E of Santo Domingo (Nacional) (pop: 2,201,900) --> See nearby quakes!
163 km (102 mi) E of Santo Domingo Oeste (pop: 701,300) --> 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.