Weak mag. 2.6 earthquake - Altamira, Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic, on Monday, Oct 18, 2021 5:20 pm (GMT -4) -
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Weak magnitude 2.6 earthquake at 22 km depth
18 Oct 22:43 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 1 hour and 22 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: Monday, Oct 18, 2021 5:20 pm (GMT -4)
Depth: 22.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 19.62°N / 70.73°W↗ (Altamira, Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic)
Antipode: 19.62°S / 109.27°E↗
Nearby towns and cities:
6 km (4 mi) SE of Rio Grande (Altamira) (pop: 20,200) --> See nearby quakes!
11 km (7 mi) NE of Villa Gonzalez (Santiago) (pop: 10,200) --> See nearby quakes!
17 km (10 mi) ENE of Villa Bisono (Bisono, Santiago) (pop: 33,100) --> See nearby quakes!
18 km (11 mi) SE of Imbert (pop: 8,020) --> See nearby quakes!
19 km (12 mi) SW of Monte Llano (Villa Montellano) (pop: 19,000) --> See nearby quakes!
19 km (12 mi) N of Santiago de los Caballeros (pop: 1,200,000) --> See nearby quakes!
19 km (12 mi) NW of Tamboril (Santiago) (pop: 23,300) --> See nearby quakes!
20 km (12 mi) SSW of Puerto Plata (pop: 146,000) --> See nearby quakes!
27 km (17 mi) E of Esperanza (Valverde) (pop: 42,200) --> See nearby quakes!
155 km (96 mi) NW of Santo Domingo (Nacional) (pop: 2,201,900) --> 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||22 km||DOMINICAN REPUBLIC||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.