Weak mag. 2.7 earthquake - Santiago, 66 km north of Haiti Island, Dominican Republic, on Friday, Jan 21, 2022 at 11:57 pm (GMT -4) -
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Weak magnitude 2.7 earthquake at 13 km depth
22 Jan 07:54 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 4 hours.
Local time at epicenter: Friday, Jan 21, 2022 at 11:57 pm (GMT -4)
Depth: 13.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 19.55°N / 70.76°W (Villa Gonzalez, Santiago, Dominican Republic)
Antipode: 19.55°S / 109.24°E
Nearby towns and cities:
13 km (8 mi) NNW of Santiago de los Caballeros (pop: 1,200,000) --> See nearby quakes!
151 km (94 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) | about seismic energy
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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.