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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User reports for this quake (3)

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
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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