Minor mag. 2.9 earthquake - Caribbean Sea, 52 km south of Romana, Dominican Republic, on Saturday, July 17, 2021 at 08:57 (GMT) -
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Minor magnitude 2.9 earthquake at 83 km depth
17 Jul 14:52 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 6 hours.
Depth: 83.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 17.96°N / 68.91°W↗ (Caribbean Sea, Dominican Republic)
Antipode: 17.96°S / 111.09°E↗
Nearby towns and cities:
52 km (33 mi) S of La Romana (pop: 208,400) --> See nearby quakes!
58 km (36 mi) SSW of San Rafael del Yuma (pop: 5,290) --> See nearby quakes!
85 km (53 mi) SE of Quisqueya (pop: 17,700) --> See nearby quakes!
87 km (54 mi) SW of Punta Cana (pop: 100,000) --> See nearby quakes!
91 km (56 mi) S of Santa Cruz de El Seibo (El Seibo) (pop: 23,500) --> See nearby quakes!
91 km (57 mi) SE of Boca Chica (pop: 46,300) --> See nearby quakes!
97 km (60 mi) SSE of Hato Mayor del Rey (Hato Mayor) (pop: 36,000) --> See nearby quakes!
116 km (72 mi) ESE of Santo Domingo Este (pop: 700,000) --> See nearby quakes!
118 km (74 mi) ESE of Santo Domingo (pop: 2,201,900) --> See nearby quakes!
251 km (156 mi) SE of Santiago de los Caballeros (pop: 1,200,000) --> 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||83 km||DOMINICAN REPUBLIC REGION||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.