Weak mag. 2.7 earthquake - Guayubin, Provincia de Monte Cristi, Dominican Republic, on Saturday, Oct 16, 2021 11:44 pm (GMT -4) -
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Weak magnitude 2.7 earthquake at 15 km depth
17 Oct 06:32 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 2 hours and 48 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: Saturday, Oct 16, 2021 11:44 pm (GMT -4)
Depth: 15.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 19.59°N / 71.23°W↗ (Guayubin, Provincia de Monte Cristi, Dominican Republic)
Antipode: 19.59°S / 108.77°E↗
Nearby towns and cities:
9 km (6 mi) WSW of Jaibon (Valverde) (pop: 4,850) --> See nearby quakes!
16 km (10 mi) WNW of Santa Cruz de Mao (Valverde) (pop: 48,300) --> See nearby quakes!
17 km (11 mi) NE of Sabaneta (Santiago Rodríguez) (pop: 16,400) --> See nearby quakes!
22 km (13 mi) NNW of Moncion (Monción, Santiago Rodríguez) (pop: 6,630) --> See nearby quakes!
26 km (16 mi) W of Esperanza (Valverde) (pop: 42,200) --> See nearby quakes!
37 km (23 mi) W of Villa Bisono (Bisono, Santiago) (pop: 33,100) --> See nearby quakes!
49 km (31 mi) W of Rio Grande (Altamira, Puerto Plata) (pop: 20,200) --> See nearby quakes!
52 km (32 mi) ESE of San Fernando de Monte Cristi (Monte Cristi) (pop: 17,000) --> See nearby quakes!
58 km (36 mi) WNW of Santiago de los Caballeros (pop: 1,200,000) --> See nearby quakes!
188 km (117 mi) NW of Santo Domingo (Nacional) (pop: 2,201,900) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 7.1 x 108 joules (197 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.169 tons of TNT) More info
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User reports for this quakeAt magnitude 2.7, 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.