Minor mag. 2.8 earthquake - Piedra Blanca, 20 km south of Bonao, Dominican Republic, on Thursday, Aug 5, 2021 4:49 am (GMT -4) -
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Minor magnitude 2.8 earthquake at 109 km depth
5 Aug 10:27 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 1 hour and 38 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: Thursday, Aug 5, 2021 4:49 am (GMT -4)
Depth: 109.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 18.76°N / 70.39°W↗ (Piedra Blanca, Provincia de Monseñor Nouel, Dominican Republic)
Antipode: 18.76°S / 109.61°E↗
Nearby towns and cities:
6 km (3 mi) W of Juan Adrian (Monseñor Nouel) (pop: 1,370) --> See nearby quakes!
20 km (12 mi) S of Bonao (Monseñor Nouel) (pop: 73,300) --> See nearby quakes!
25 km (16 mi) WNW of Villa Altagracia (San Cristóbal) (pop: 40,000) --> See nearby quakes!
27 km (17 mi) NNE of San Jose de Ocoa (San José de Ocoa) (pop: 21,100) --> See nearby quakes!
41 km (25 mi) ESE of Constanza (La Vega) (pop: 29,500) --> See nearby quakes!
47 km (29 mi) SE of Jarabacoa (La Vega) (pop: 30,000) --> See nearby quakes!
50 km (31 mi) NW of Santo Domingo Oeste (pop: 701,300) --> See nearby quakes!
54 km (33 mi) NW of Bajos de Haina (San Cristóbal) (pop: 66,800) --> See nearby quakes!
58 km (36 mi) NW of Bella Vista (Nacional) (pop: 175,700) --> See nearby quakes!
61 km (38 mi) WNW of Santo Domingo (Nacional) (pop: 2,201,900) --> 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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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.