Minor mag. 2.8 earthquake - La Vega, Provincia de La Vega, 18 km south of San Francisco de Macoris, Dominican Republic, on Wednesday, July 14, 2021 at 22:54 (GMT) -
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Minor magnitude 2.8 earthquake at 81 km depth
14 Jul 23:57 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 1 hour and 3 minutes.
Depth: 81.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 19.15°N / 70.31°W↗ (La Vega, Provincia de La Vega, Dominican Republic)
Antipode: 19.15°S / 109.69°E↗
Nearby towns and cities:
3 km (2 mi) NNW of Fantino (Sánchez Ramírez) (pop: 10,000) --> See nearby quakes!
11 km (7 mi) ENE of Rincon (Jima Abajo, La Vega) (pop: 5,910) --> See nearby quakes!
18 km (11 mi) SSW of San Francisco de Macoris (Duarte) (pop: 124,800) --> See nearby quakes!
20 km (12 mi) WNW of Cotui (Sánchez Ramírez) (pop: 41,600) --> See nearby quakes!
24 km (15 mi) ESE of La Vega (pop: 102,400) --> See nearby quakes!
26 km (16 mi) NNE of Bonao (Monseñor Nouel) (pop: 73,300) --> See nearby quakes!
28 km (17 mi) SSE of Salcedo (Hermanas Mirabal) (pop: 45,300) --> See nearby quakes!
34 km (21 mi) E of Jarabacoa (La Vega) (pop: 30,000) --> See nearby quakes!
53 km (33 mi) SE of Santiago de los Caballeros (pop: 1,200,000) --> See nearby quakes!
87 km (54 mi) NNW of Santo Domingo (Nacional) (pop: 2,201,900) --> 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.