Weak mag. 2.5 earthquake - Hondo Valle, Provincia de Elias Piña, 23 km southwest of Las Matas de Farfan, Dominican Republic, on Wednesday, Sep 22, 2021 1:56 pm (GMT -4) -
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Weak magnitude 2.5 earthquake at 12 km depth
22 Sep 22:32 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 5 hours.
Local time at epicenter: Wednesday, Sep 22, 2021 1:56 pm (GMT -4)
Depth: 12.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 18.7°N / 71.64°W↗ (Hondo Valle, Provincia de Elias Piña, Dominican Republic)
Antipode: 18.7°S / 108.36°E↗
Nearby towns and cities:
5 km (3 mi) W of Juan Santiago (Elías Piña) (pop: 1,550) --> See nearby quakes!
17 km (11 mi) NNE of La Descubierta (Independencia) (pop: 5,520) --> See nearby quakes!
21 km (13 mi) NNW of Los Rios (Baoruco) (pop: 4,440) --> See nearby quakes!
21 km (13 mi) SSE of Comendador (Elías Piña) (pop: 12,100) --> See nearby quakes!
23 km (14 mi) SW of Las Matas de Farfan (San Juan) (pop: 21,800) --> See nearby quakes!
42 km (26 mi) ENE of Fond Parisien (Fonds-Parisien, Ouest, Haiti) (pop: 18,300) --> See nearby quakes!
48 km (30 mi) E of Thomazeau (Ouest, Haiti) (pop: 52,000) --> See nearby quakes!
76 km (47 mi) ENE of Port-au-Prince (Ouest, Haiti) (pop: 1,234,700) --> See nearby quakes!
130 km (81 mi) SW of Santiago de los Caballeros (pop: 1,200,000) --> See nearby quakes!
186 km (116 mi) W of Santo Domingo (Nacional) (pop: 2,201,900) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 3.5 x 108 joules (98.6 kilowatt hours) More info
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User reports for this quakeAt magnitude 2.5, 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.