Minor mag. 2.8 earthquake - Caribbean Sea, 18 km southwest of Santo Domingo, Nacional, Dominican Republic, on Wednesday, July 14, 2021 at 05:54 (GMT) -
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Minor magnitude 2.8 earthquake at 54 km depth
14 Jul 10:42 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 5 hours.
Depth: 54.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 18.37°N / 70.02°W↗ (Caribbean Sea, Dominican Republic)
Antipode: 18.37°S / 109.98°E↗
Nearby towns and cities:
5 km (3 mi) SSE of Bajos de Haina (pop: 66,800) --> See nearby quakes!
10 km (6 mi) ESE of San Cristobal (pop: 154,000) --> See nearby quakes!
12 km (8 mi) SW of Bella Vista (pop: 175,700) --> See nearby quakes!
15 km (9 mi) S of Santo Domingo Oeste (pop: 701,300) --> See nearby quakes!
17 km (11 mi) SW of Ciudad Nueva (pop: 18,800) --> See nearby quakes!
18 km (11 mi) SW of Santo Domingo (pop: 2,201,900) --> See nearby quakes!
18 km (11 mi) SW of Villa Consuelo (pop: 28,600) --> See nearby quakes!
19 km (12 mi) SW of Villa Francisca (pop: 50,200) --> See nearby quakes!
22 km (13 mi) SW of Santo Domingo Este (pop: 700,000) --> See nearby quakes!
140 km (87 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 x 109 joules (278 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.239 tons of TNT) More info
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User reports for this quakeAt magnitude 2.8, 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.