Weak mag. 2.8 earthquake - Guayubin, Provincia de Monte Cristi, 17 km west of Santa Cruz de Mao, Dominican Republic, on Saturday, Oct 23, 2021 8:33 pm (GMT -4) -
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Weak magnitude 2.8 earthquake at 16 km depth
24 Oct 02:27 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 1 hour and 53 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: Saturday, Oct 23, 2021 8:33 pm (GMT -4)
Depth: 16.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 19.61°N / 71.23°W↗ (Guayubin, Provincia de Monte Cristi, Dominican Republic)
Antipode: 19.61°S / 108.77°E↗
Nearby towns and cities:
7 km (4 mi) SSW of Hatillo Palma (Monte Cristi) (pop: 3,570) --> See nearby quakes!
16 km (10 mi) WSW of Laguna Salada (Valverde) (pop: 7,600) --> See nearby quakes!
17 km (11 mi) WNW of Santa Cruz de Mao (Valverde) (pop: 48,300) --> See nearby quakes!
19 km (12 mi) NE of Sabaneta (Santiago Rodríguez) (pop: 16,400) --> 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 (30 mi) W of Rio Grande (Altamira, Puerto Plata) (pop: 20,200) --> See nearby quakes!
51 km (32 mi) ESE of San Fernando de Monte Cristi (Monte Cristi) (pop: 17,000) --> See nearby quakes!
59 km (36 mi) WNW of Santiago de los Caballeros (pop: 1,200,000) --> See nearby quakes!
189 km (118 mi) NW of Santo Domingo (Nacional) (pop: 2,201,900) --> 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.