Minor mag. 2.9 earthquake - San Rafael del Yuma, 19 km south of Higuey, Dominican Republic, on Thursday, July 15, 2021 at 03:10 (GMT) -
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Minor magnitude 2.9 earthquake at 130 km depth
15 Jul 04:42 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 1 hour and 32 minutes.
Depth: 130.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 18.45°N / 68.74°W↗ (San Rafael del Yuma, Provincia de La Altagracia, Dominican Republic)
Antipode: 18.45°S / 111.26°E↗
Nearby towns and cities:
7 km (5 mi) WNW of San Rafael del Yuma (La Altagracia) (pop: 5,290) --> See nearby quakes!
19 km (12 mi) S of Higuey (La Altagracia) (pop: 123,800) --> See nearby quakes!
25 km (15 mi) E of La Romana (pop: 208,400) --> See nearby quakes!
29 km (18 mi) ESE of Guaymate (La Romana) (pop: 6,220) --> See nearby quakes!
38 km (24 mi) WSW of Punta Cana (La Altagracia) (pop: 100,000) --> See nearby quakes!
68 km (42 mi) SSE of Miches (El Seíbo) (pop: 9,270) --> See nearby quakes!
71 km (44 mi) E of Quisqueya (San Pedro de Macorís) (pop: 17,700) --> See nearby quakes!
91 km (56 mi) E of Boca Chica (Santo Domingo) (pop: 46,300) --> See nearby quakes!
122 km (76 mi) E of Santo Domingo (Nacional) (pop: 2,201,900) --> See nearby quakes!
133 km (83 mi) E 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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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.