Weak mag. 2.6 earthquake - Caribbean Sea, Dominican Republic, on Wednesday, Oct 13, 2021 2:13 am (GMT -4) -
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Weak magnitude 2.6 earthquake at 15 km depth
13 Oct 10:46 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 5 hours.
Local time at epicenter: Wednesday, Oct 13, 2021 2:13 am (GMT -4)
Depth: 15.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 17.97°N / 70.15°W↗ (Caribbean Sea, Dominican Republic)
Antipode: 17.97°S / 109.85°E↗
Nearby towns and cities:
31 km (20 mi) SSE of Nizao (pop: 6,530) --> See nearby quakes!
39 km (25 mi) SSE of Bani (pop: 66,700) --> See nearby quakes!
51 km (32 mi) SSW of Bajos de Haina (pop: 66,800) --> See nearby quakes!
58 km (36 mi) SSW of Bella Vista (pop: 175,700) --> See nearby quakes!
61 km (38 mi) SSW of Santo Domingo Oeste (pop: 701,300) --> See nearby quakes!
62 km (38 mi) SSW of Ciudad Nueva (pop: 18,800) --> See nearby quakes!
62 km (39 mi) SSW of Santo Domingo (pop: 2,201,900) --> See nearby quakes!
63 km (39 mi) SSW of Villa Consuelo (pop: 28,600) --> See nearby quakes!
63 km (39 mi) SSW of Villa Francisca (pop: 50,200) --> See nearby quakes!
82 km (51 mi) SE of Compostela de Azua (pop: 59,100) --> 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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|2.6||15 km||DOMINICAN REPUBLIC REGION||EMSC|
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.