Weak mag. 2.6 earthquake - Provincia de Valverde, 81 km north of Haiti Island, Dominican Republic, on Saturday, Jan 22, 2022 at 1:24 am (GMT -4) -
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Weak magnitude 2.6 earthquake at 14 km depth
22 Jan 11:06 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 6 hours.
Local time at epicenter: Saturday, Jan 22, 2022 at 1:24 am (GMT -4)
Depth: 14.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 19.72°N / 71.09°W (Laguna Salada, Provincia de Valverde, Dominican Republic)
Antipode: 19.72°S / 108.91°E
Nearby towns and cities:
187 km (116 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) | 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.