Light mag. 3.4 earthquake - Gaspar Hernandez, 23 km northeast of Moca, Dominican Republic, on Thursday, July 22, 2021 at 20:45 (GMT) -

Light mag. 3.4 earthquake - Gaspar Hernandez, 23 km northeast of Moca, Dominican Republic, on Thursday, July 22, 2021 at 20:45 (GMT)

Light magnitude 3.4 earthquake at 20 km depth

22 Jul 21:07 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 21 minutes.
Date & time: Jul 22, 2021 20:45:49 UTC -
Magnitude: 3.4
Depth: 20.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 19.56°N / 70.39°W (Gaspar Hernandez, Provincia Espaillat, Dominican Republic)
Antipode: 19.56°S / 109.61°E
Nearby towns and cities:
6 km (4 mi) WSW of Veragua Arriba (Gaspar Hernández, Espaillat) (pop: 5,860) --> See nearby quakes!
10 km (6 mi) SE of Jamao al Norte (Espaillat) (pop: 2,220) --> See nearby quakes!
17 km (11 mi) N of Salsipuedes (Hermanas Mirabal) (pop: 11,700) --> See nearby quakes!
20 km (13 mi) N of Salcedo (Hermanas Mirabal) (pop: 45,300) --> See nearby quakes!
23 km (15 mi) NE of Moca (Espaillat) (pop: 61,800) --> See nearby quakes!
25 km (15 mi) ENE of Tamboril (Santiago) (pop: 23,300) --> See nearby quakes!
29 km (18 mi) SE of Monte Llano (Villa Montellano, Puerto Plata) (pop: 19,000) --> See nearby quakes!
34 km (21 mi) ENE of Santiago de los Caballeros (pop: 1,200,000) --> See nearby quakes!
41 km (26 mi) ESE of Rio Grande (Altamira, Puerto Plata) (pop: 20,200) --> See nearby quakes!
132 km (82 mi) NNW of Santo Domingo (Nacional) (pop: 2,201,900) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 7.9 x 109 joules (2.21 megawatt hours, equivalent to 1.9 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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Mag.DepthLocationSource
3.420 kmDOMINICAN REPUBLICEMSC

User reports for this quake (3)

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
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Los arroyos, San Francisco de macoris (27.8 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s
San Francisco de Macoris / Light shaking (MMI IV) / single lateral shake / 2-5 s
San Francisco de Macorís (34.5 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
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