Weak mag. 2.6 earthquake - North Atlantic Ocean, 217 km northwest of Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, on Friday, Jan 21, 2022 at 6:25 am (GMT -4) -
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Weak magnitude 2.6 earthquake at 23 km depth
21 Jan 12:07 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 1 hour and 41 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: Friday, Jan 21, 2022 at 6:25 am (GMT -4)
Depth: 23.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 20.12°N / 71°W (North Atlantic Ocean, Dominican Republic)
Antipode: 20.12°S / 109°E
Nearby towns and cities:
217 km (135 mi) NNW of Santo Domingo (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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|2.6||23 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.