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Weak mag. 2.9 earthquake - 26 km west of Compostela de Azua, Dominican Republic, on Tuesday, Nov 29, 2022 at 10:50 pm (GMT -4) -

Weak mag. 2.9 earthquake - 26 km west of Compostela de Azua, Dominican Republic, on Tuesday, Nov 29, 2022 at 10:50 pm (GMT -4) Weak mag. 2.9 earthquake - 26 km west of Compostela de Azua, Dominican Republic, on Tuesday, Nov 29, 2022 at 10:50 pm (GMT -4)

Weak magnitude 2.9 earthquake at 12 km depth

30 Nov 02:56 UTC: First to report: RaspberryShake after 6 minutes.
30 Nov 06:04: Magnitude recalculated from 2.6 to 2.9. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 2.5 to 12.0 km (from 1.6 to 7.5 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 3.7 km (2.3 mi) towards N.

Earthquake details

Date & timeNov 30, 2022 02:50:21 UTC -
Local time at epicenterTuesday, Nov 29, 2022 at 10:50 pm (GMT -4)
Depth12.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude18.47°N / 70.976°W (Las Yayas De Viajama, Provincia de Azua, Dominican Republic)
Antipode18.47°S / 109.024°E
Shaking intensityWeak shaking near epicenter
Felt0 reports
Primary data sourceRaspberryShake (RaspberryShake)
Nearby towns and cities16 km (10 mi) SSW of Yayas de Viajama (Azua) (pop: 5,670) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
24 km (15 mi) ENE of Vicente Noble (Barahona) (pop: 11,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
25 km (16 mi) WSW of Peralta (Azua) (pop: 7,240) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
26 km (16 mi) W of Compostela de Azua (pop: 59,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
28 km (17 mi) S of Sabana Yegua (Padre las Casas, Azua) (pop: 10,600) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
32 km (20 mi) NNE of Santa Cruz de Barahona (pop: 77,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
55 km (34 mi) SSW of Constanza (La Vega) (pop: 29,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
114 km (71 mi) W of Santo Domingo (Nacional) (pop: 2,201,900) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeFew Clouds 22.1°C (72 F), humidity: 77%, wind: 3 m/s (5 kts) from NNW
Estimated seismic energy released1.4 x 109 joules (392 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.338 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
2.912 kmDominican Republic RegionRaspberryShake


Seismic station: Santo Domingo, DR (SDD/DR network) | Distance from quake: 112 km / 69 mi | Show on map | Station Info
Seismic station Santo Domingo, DR: vertical movement plot around time of quake (source: IRIS/BUD)
Seismogram (vertical component) around time of quake. Thin dotted red line indicates time of quake. Seismic waves arrive some time later, depending on distance. Bandpass filter applied: 0.5-10.0 Hz. Source: IRIS Buffer of Uniform Data (BUD) webtool
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User reports for this quake

At magnitude 2.9, 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.
There are no user reports for this quake.

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