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Moderate mag. 3.9 earthquake - Provincia Maria Trinidad Sanchez, 93 km north of Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, on Wednesday, Jan 26, 2022 at 5:16 am (GMT -4) -

Moderate mag. 3.9 earthquake - Provincia Maria Trinidad Sanchez, 93 km north of Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, on Wednesday, Jan 26, 2022 at 5:16 am (GMT -4) Moderate mag. 3.9 earthquake - Provincia Maria Trinidad Sanchez, 93 km north of Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, on Wednesday, Jan 26, 2022 at 5:16 am (GMT -4)

Moderate magnitude 3.9 earthquake at 10 km depth

26 Jan 09:24 UTC: First to report: VolcanoDiscovery after 8 minutes.
26 Jan 11:42: Now using data updates from USGS
26 Jan 22:40: Magnitude recalculated from 3.7 to 3.9. Epicenter location corrected by 3.3 km (2.1 mi) towards E.
Date & time: Jan 26, 2022 09:16:23 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Wednesday, Jan 26, 2022 at 5:16 am (GMT -4)
Magnitude: 3.9
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 19.3066°N / 69.8217°W (Nagua, Provincia Maria Trinidad Sanchez, Dominican Republic)
Antipode: 19.307°S / 110.178°E
Nearby towns and cities:
93 km (58 mi) N of Santo Domingo (Nacional) (pop: 2,201,900) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 4.5 x 1010 joules (12.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 10.7 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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Mag.DepthLocationSource
3.910 km7 Km E of El Factor, Dominican RepublicUSGS
3.910 kmDominican Republic RegionRaspberryShake

User reports for this quake (14)

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Nagua, María Trinidad Sánchez (10.1 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 2-5 s : Estaba durmiendo y me desperté con el ruido y la vibración | 3 users found this interesting.  
Dominican republic, nagua (8.3 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / vertical swinging (up and down) : Very scaried | One user found this interesting.  
Nagua (6.1 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / vertical swinging (up and down) / 15-20 s : Desesperante | One user found this interesting.  
Nagua, María Trinidad Sánchez (8.2 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s : 5:15 Am shake broom brooom and sound | One user found this interesting.  
Nagua / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s : It woke me up. Lot of noise. The dogs were barking. Everything was shaking | One user found this interesting.  
María Trinidad Sánchez (8.2 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Nagua (9.1 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s
Nagua, María Trinidad Sánchez (5.9 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / single vertical bump / very short
Nagua / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 2-5 s
Las Terrenas / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s
Nagua / not felt
Nagua / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Km 3 de Nagua / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s
Nagua / Weak shaking (MMI III) / complex motion difficult to describe / 2-5 s
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