A 5.1 quake shakes the Northeast, Nagua
Santo Domingo.- A 5.1 magnitude earthquake shook the Northeast, near the coat of Nagua around noon Tuesday, without any injuries or damages reported.
The quake reported by the U.S. Geodetic Survey occurred at 1:07pm very shallow, and was also felt by thousands of people in Samaná, and much of the area west of the country.
From the USGS.gov:
2013-02-26 17:07:34 UTC
2013-02-26 12:07:34 UTC-05:00 at epicenter
2013-02-26 12:07:34 UTC-05:00 system time
19.250°N 67.965°W depth=8.0km (5.0mi)
81km (50mi) NE of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic
102km (63mi) NE of Salvaleon de Higuey, Dominican Republic
115km (71mi) NW of Aguadilla, Puerto Rico
120km (75mi) NW of Isabela, Puerto Rico
207km (129mi) WNW of San Juan, Puerto Rico
Source: Dominican Today
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