Weak mag. 2.6 earthquake - La Descubierta, 9.3 km northeast of San Jose de Jimani, Dominican Republic, on Tuesday, July 27, 2021 at 20:26 (GMT) -
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Weak magnitude 2.6 earthquake at 12 km depth
27 Jul 21:17 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 50 minutes.
Depth: 12.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 18.56°N / 71.8°W↗ (La Descubierta, Provincia de Independencia, Dominican Republic)
Antipode: 18.56°S / 108.2°E↗
Nearby towns and cities:
8 km (5 mi) W of La Descubierta (Independencia) (pop: 5,520) --> See nearby quakes!
9 km (6 mi) NE of San Jose de Jimani (Jimani, Independencia) (pop: 6,570) --> See nearby quakes!
20 km (12 mi) ENE of Fond Parisien (Fonds-Parisien, Ouest, Haiti) (pop: 18,300) --> See nearby quakes!
22 km (14 mi) W of Los Rios (Baoruco) (pop: 4,440) --> See nearby quakes!
33 km (20 mi) ESE of Thomazeau (Ouest, Haiti) (pop: 52,000) --> See nearby quakes!
45 km (28 mi) E of Croix-des-Bouquets (Ouest, Haiti) (pop: 229,100) --> See nearby quakes!
46 km (29 mi) SW of Las Matas de Farfan (San Juan) (pop: 21,800) --> See nearby quakes!
57 km (35 mi) E of Port-au-Prince (Ouest, Haiti) (pop: 1,234,700) --> See nearby quakes!
153 km (95 mi) SW of Santiago de los Caballeros (pop: 1,200,000) --> See nearby quakes!
201 km (125 mi) W of Santo Domingo (Nacional) (pop: 2,201,900) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 5 x 108 joules (139 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.12 tons of TNT) More info
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User reports for this quakeAt magnitude 2.6, 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.