Weak mag. 2.5 earthquake - La Descubierta, 9.5 km east of San Jose de Jimani, Dominican Republic, on Saturday, July 17, 2021 at 14:28 (GMT) -
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Weak magnitude 2.5 earthquake at 19 km depth
17 Jul 14:52 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 24 minutes.
Depth: 19.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 18.49°N / 71.76°W↗ (La Descubierta, Provincia de Independencia, Dominican Republic)
Antipode: 18.49°S / 108.24°E↗
Nearby towns and cities:
10 km (6 mi) SSW of La Descubierta (Independencia) (pop: 5,520) --> See nearby quakes!
10 km (6 mi) E of San Jose de Jimani (Jimani, Independencia) (pop: 6,570) --> See nearby quakes!
18 km (11 mi) WSW of Los Rios (Baoruco) (pop: 4,440) --> See nearby quakes!
23 km (15 mi) E of Fond Parisien (Fonds-Parisien, Ouest, Haiti) (pop: 18,300) --> See nearby quakes!
28 km (17 mi) WNW of Duvergé (Duverge, Independencia) (pop: 13,400) --> See nearby quakes!
40 km (25 mi) ESE of Thomazeau (Ouest, Haiti) (pop: 52,000) --> See nearby quakes!
50 km (31 mi) SSW of Las Matas de Farfan (San Juan) (pop: 21,800) --> See nearby quakes!
61 km (38 mi) E of Port-au-Prince (Ouest, Haiti) (pop: 1,234,700) --> See nearby quakes!
155 km (96 mi) SW of Santiago de los Caballeros (pop: 1,200,000) --> See nearby quakes!
197 km (122 mi) W of Santo Domingo (Nacional) (pop: 2,201,900) --> See nearby quakes!
98 km (61 mi) SW of Santo Domingo Island (pop: 21,107,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 3.5 x 108 joules (98.6 kilowatt hours) More info
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User reports for this quakeAt magnitude 2.5, 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.