Weak mag. 2.8 earthquake - Cambita Garabitos, 18 km west of San Cristobal, Dominican Republic, on Tuesday, Aug 24, 2021 2:42 am (GMT -4) -
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Weak magnitude 2.8 earthquake at 20 km depth
24 Aug 11:56 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 5 hours.
Local time at epicenter: Tuesday, Aug 24, 2021 2:42 am (GMT -4)
Depth: 20.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 18.46°N / 70.26°W↗ (Cambita Garabitos, Provincia de San Cristobal, Dominican Republic)
Antipode: 18.46°S / 109.74°E↗
Nearby towns and cities:
6 km (4 mi) W of Cambita Garabitos (San Cristóbal) (pop: 13,400) --> See nearby quakes!
18 km (11 mi) WNW of San Cristobal (San Cristóbal) (pop: 154,000) --> See nearby quakes!
21 km (13 mi) NNE of Bani (Peravia) (pop: 66,700) --> See nearby quakes!
24 km (15 mi) W of Bajos de Haina (San Cristóbal) (pop: 66,800) --> See nearby quakes!
25 km (16 mi) SSW of Villa Altagracia (San Cristóbal) (pop: 40,000) --> See nearby quakes!
28 km (17 mi) ESE of San Jose de Ocoa (San José de Ocoa) (pop: 21,100) --> See nearby quakes!
28 km (17 mi) W of Santo Domingo Oeste (pop: 701,300) --> See nearby quakes!
33 km (21 mi) W of Bella Vista (Nacional) (pop: 175,700) --> See nearby quakes!
39 km (24 mi) W of Santo Domingo (Nacional) (pop: 2,201,900) --> See nearby quakes!
39 km (24 mi) W of Villa Francisca (Nacional) (pop: 50,200) --> 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.