Minor mag. 2.9 earthquake - Caribbean Sea, 59 km southeast of Romana, Dominican Republic, on Thursday, July 15, 2021 at 03:04 (GMT) -
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Minor magnitude 2.9 earthquake at 63 km depth
15 Jul 04:37 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 1 hour and 33 minutes.
Depth: 63.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 18.11°N / 68.53°W↗ (Caribbean Sea, Dominican Republic)
Antipode: 18.11°S / 111.47°E↗
Nearby towns and cities:
31 km (19 mi) SSE of Yuma (pop: 1,990) --> See nearby quakes!
54 km (34 mi) SSW of Punta Cana (pop: 100,000) --> See nearby quakes!
59 km (36 mi) SE of La Romana (pop: 208,400) --> See nearby quakes!
62 km (38 mi) SSE of Otra Banda (Higüey) (pop: 6,070) --> See nearby quakes!
71 km (44 mi) SE of Guaymate (pop: 6,220) --> See nearby quakes!
91 km (56 mi) SE of Santa Cruz de El Seibo (El Seibo) (pop: 23,500) --> See nearby quakes!
91 km (56 mi) ESE of San Pedro de Macoris (pop: 217,900) --> See nearby quakes!
106 km (66 mi) SE of Hato Mayor del Rey (Hato Mayor) (pop: 36,000) --> See nearby quakes!
149 km (93 mi) ESE of Santo Domingo (pop: 2,201,900) --> See nearby quakes!
161 km (100 mi) ESE of Santo Domingo Oeste (pop: 701,300) --> 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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|2.9||63 km||MONA PASSAGE, 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.