Minor mag. 2.5 earthquake - La Descubierta, 10.4 km northeast of San Jose de Jimani, Dominican Republic, on Sunday, July 18, 2021 at 21:42 (GMT) -
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Minor magnitude 2.5 earthquake at 31 km depth
18 Jul 22:12 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 29 minutes.
Depth: 31.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 18.53°N / 71.76°W↗ (La Descubierta, Provincia de Independencia, Dominican Republic)
Antipode: 18.53°S / 108.24°E↗
Nearby towns and cities:
6 km (3 mi) SW of La Descubierta (Independencia) (pop: 5,520) --> See nearby quakes!
10 km (6 mi) ENE of San Jose de Jimani (Jimani, Independencia) (pop: 6,570) --> See nearby quakes!
18 km (11 mi) W 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!
38 km (23 mi) ESE of Thomazeau (Ouest, Haiti) (pop: 52,000) --> See nearby quakes!
46 km (29 mi) SSW of Las Matas de Farfan (San Juan) (pop: 21,800) --> See nearby quakes!
49 km (31 mi) E of Croix-des-Bouquets (Ouest, Haiti) (pop: 229,100) --> See nearby quakes!
61 km (38 mi) E of Port-au-Prince (Ouest, Haiti) (pop: 1,234,700) --> See nearby quakes!
152 km (94 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!
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.