Earthquake of “5.9” is registered in the Dominican Republic

Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. – On Monday night there was a strong earthquake with an epicenter in the Atlantic Ocean, 83 kilometers from Puerto Rico.

According to the UASD Seismological data, the quake was of magnitude 5.9, whose epicenter 215 kilometers from Miches, in the east of the Country.

While the United States Geological Survey, recorded that it was of magnitude 6.3, with an epicenter 83 kilometers from Isabela, Puerto Rico, in the Atlantic Ocean.

The event happened at 11:23 p.m.

In the Caribbean, he felt in the Bahamas, the British Virgin Islands, Dominica, the Dominican Republic, Saint Martin, Sint Maarten, Guadeloupe, Haiti, Montserrat, Puerto Rico, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Turks and Caicos Islands, the United States Virgin Islands, the Caribbean Dutch, San Bartolomé, Antigua and Barbuda and Anguilla.

Minutes later there was a replica of magnitude 5.1.

So far there is no threat of tsunami to Puerto Rico or the Virgin Islands, according to the San Juan Meteorological Service, Puerto Rico.


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