A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Villa Isabela in Dominican Republic. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000dk39. Id of event: us6000dk39. Exact location, longitude -71.0541° West, latitude 19.8403° North, depth = 10 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 22/02/21 / 2021-02-22 15:06:35 / February 22, 2021 @ 3:06 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 15:06:35 / 3:06 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Jarabacoa, Tenares, Concepción de La Vega (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 57 km (36 miles) from Santiago de los Caballeros (c. 1 200 000 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Puerto Plata (c. 146 000 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Concepción de La Vega (c. 102 400 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Moca (c. 61 800 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Mao (c. 48 300 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Salcedo (c. 45 300 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 2 km NNE of Villa Isabela, Dominican Republic.
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