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Earthquake felt in Santo Domingo

A jolt from a 4.2 earthquake was felt in the Dominican Republic at 9:12 am yesterday, Thursday, 19 May 2016. UASD Seismology Institute director Eugenio Polanco said that the epicenter was 6 km northwest of Santo Domingo, in the Los Alcarrizos area. No damage has been reported. The tremor was felt in Greater Santo Domingo, Bonao and Villa Altagracia.

According to the US Seismology report it measured 4.2 on the Richter scale and the epicenter was 5 km north of San Cristobal city.

Source: DR1

May 21, 2016

Category: DR News |

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