Weak mag. 2.9 earthquake - Miches, Provincia de El Seibo, 35 km northwest of Higuey, Dominican Republic, on Monday, July 5, 2021 at 17:02 (GMT) -
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Weak magnitude 2.9 earthquake at 35 km depth
5 Jul 20:18 UTC: First to report: USGS after 3 hours.
Depth: 35.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 18.8998°N / 68.8449°W↗ (Miches, Provincia de El Seibo, Dominican Republic)
Antipode: 18.9°S / 111.155°E↗
Nearby towns and cities:
23 km (14 mi) ESE of Miches (El Seíbo) (pop: 9,270) --> See nearby quakes!
25 km (16 mi) NE of Santa Cruz de El Seibo (El Seibo, El Seíbo) (pop: 23,500) --> See nearby quakes!
34 km (21 mi) NW of Otra Banda (Higüey, La Altagracia) (pop: 6,070) --> See nearby quakes!
37 km (23 mi) NNE of Guaymate (La Romana) (pop: 6,220) --> See nearby quakes!
58 km (36 mi) NW of Punta Cana (La Altagracia) (pop: 100,000) --> See nearby quakes!
71 km (44 mi) ENE of Quisqueya (San Pedro de Macorís) (pop: 17,700) --> See nearby quakes!
85 km (53 mi) ENE of Bayaguana (Monte Plata) (pop: 21,100) --> See nearby quakes!
94 km (58 mi) ENE of Boca Chica (Santo Domingo) (pop: 46,300) --> See nearby quakes!
120 km (75 mi) ENE of Santo Domingo (Nacional) (pop: 2,201,900) --> See nearby quakes!
204 km (127 mi) ESE of Santiago de los Caballeros (pop: 1,200,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.4 x 109 joules (392 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.338 tons of TNT) More info
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|2.9||35 km||23 Km ESE of Miches, Dominican Republic||USGS|
|2.9||35 km||DOMINICAN REPUBLIC||EMSC|
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.