Weak mag. 2.8 earthquake - Caribbean Sea, 26 km west of Bani, Provincia de Peravia, Dominican Republic, on Wednesday, July 21, 2021 at 18:49 (GMT) -
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Weak magnitude 2.8 earthquake at 23 km depth
21 Jul 20:17 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 1 hour and 28 minutes.
Depth: 23.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 18.23°N / 70.57°W↗ (Caribbean Sea, Dominican Republic)
Antipode: 18.23°S / 109.43°E↗
Nearby towns and cities:
7 km (4 mi) SW of Sabana Buey (Baní) (pop: 2,270) --> See nearby quakes!
26 km (16 mi) WSW of Bani (pop: 66,700) --> See nearby quakes!
60 km (37 mi) WSW of Bajos de Haina (pop: 66,800) --> See nearby quakes!
65 km (40 mi) SW of Villa Altagracia (pop: 40,000) --> See nearby quakes!
67 km (42 mi) WSW of Santo Domingo Oeste (pop: 701,300) --> See nearby quakes!
71 km (44 mi) WSW of Bella Vista (pop: 175,700) --> See nearby quakes!
76 km (47 mi) WSW of Santo Domingo (pop: 2,201,900) --> See nearby quakes!
80 km (50 mi) SSW of Bonao (pop: 73,300) --> See nearby quakes!
81 km (50 mi) WSW of Santo Domingo Este (pop: 700,000) --> See nearby quakes!
95 km (59 mi) SE of San Juan (pop: 73,000) --> See nearby quakes!
97 km (60 mi) SSE of Santo Domingo Island (pop: 21,107,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 1 x 109 joules (278 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.239 tons of TNT) More info
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|2.8||23 km||DOMINICAN REPUBLIC REGION||EMSC|
User reports for this quakeAt magnitude 2.8, 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.