Weak mag. 2.6 earthquake - 17 km southeast of Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic, on Monday, Nov 22, 2021 4:40 am (GMT -4) -
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Weak magnitude 2.6 earthquake at 10 km depth
22 Nov 11:50 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 3 hours.
Local time at epicenter: Monday, Nov 22, 2021 4:40 am (GMT -4)
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 19.67°N / 70.6°W (Puerto Plata, Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic)
Antipode: 19.67°S / 109.4°E
Nearby towns and cities:
7 km (4 mi) S of Monte Llano (Villa Montellano) (pop: 19,000) --> See nearby quakes!
17 km (10 mi) SE of Puerto Plata (pop: 146,000) --> See nearby quakes!
17 km (11 mi) E of Rio Grande (Altamira) (pop: 20,200) --> See nearby quakes!
21 km (13 mi) N of Tamboril (Santiago) (pop: 23,300) --> See nearby quakes!
22 km (14 mi) WSW of Cabarete (pop: 4,090) --> See nearby quakes!
24 km (15 mi) NE of Villa Gonzalez (Santiago) (pop: 10,200) --> See nearby quakes!
26 km (16 mi) NNE of Santiago de los Caballeros (pop: 1,200,000) --> See nearby quakes!
31 km (19 mi) ENE of Villa Bisono (Bisono, Santiago) (pop: 33,100) --> See nearby quakes!
41 km (26 mi) ENE of Esperanza (Valverde) (pop: 42,200) --> See nearby quakes!
153 km (95 mi) NNW 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) | about seismic energy
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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.