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Terremoto moderado mag. 5.0 - Caribbean Sea, 59 km SSE of Higuey, Dominican Republic, 14 Jun 6:15 am (GMT -4) -

Terremoto moderado mag. 5.0 - Caribbean Sea, 59 km SSE of Higuey, Dominican Republic, 14 Jun 6:15 am (GMT -4) Terremoto moderado mag. 5.0 - Caribbean Sea, 59 km SSE of Higuey, Dominican Republic, 14 Jun 6:15 am (GMT -4)

Terremoto moderado magnitud 5.0 a 87 km de profundidad

14 Jun 10:18 UTC: Primero en informar: VolcanoDiscovery después de 3 minutos.
14 Jun 10:20: Ahora usando una nueva fuente de datos: USGS
14 Jun 10:31: Magnitud recalculada de 5.2 a 5.0. Profundidad recalculada de 32.3 a 76.4 km (de 20 a 47 mi). Ubicación del epicentro corregida 25 km (16 mi) al N.
14 Jun 11:06: Profundidad recalculada de 76.4 a 87.0 km (de 47 a 54 mi). Ubicación del epicentro corregida 3.8 km (2.4 mi) al S.
Update Mon, 14 Jun 2021, 10:24

Significant magnitude 5.2 quake hits 76 km southeast of Romana, Dominican Republic early morning

5.2 quake 14 Jun 6:15 am (GMT -4)
5.2 quake 14 Jun 6:15 am (GMT -4)
An earthquake of magnitude 5.2 occurred only 8 minutes ago 76 km southeast of Romana, Dominican Republic, the United States Geological Survey reported.
The quake hit at a moderately shallow depth of 32.3 km beneath the epicenter near Romana, La Romana, Provincia de La Romana, Dominican Republic, early morning on Monday 14 June 2021 at 6:15 am local time. The exact magnitude, epicenter, and depth of the quake might be revised within the next few hours or minutes as seismologists review data and refine their calculations, or as other agencies issue their report.
Our monitoring service identified a second report from the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) which listed the quake at magnitude 5.3. A third agency, the German Research Centre for Geosciences (GFZ), reported the same quake at magnitude 5.2.
Based on the preliminary seismic data, the quake should not have caused any significant damage, but was probably felt by many people as light vibration in the area of the epicenter.
Weak shaking might have been felt in Boca de Yuma (pop. 2,000) located 52 km from the epicenter, and Romana (pop. 208,400) 76 km away.
VolcanoDiscovery will automatically update magnitude and depth if these change and follow up if other significant news about the quake become available. If you're in the area, please send us your experience through our reporting mechanism, either online or via our mobile app. This will help us provide more first-hand updates to anyone around the globe who wants to know more about this quake.

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Detalles del terremoto

Fecha y hora14 Jun 2021 10:15:43 UTC -
Hora local en el epicentro14 Jun 6:15 am (GMT -4)
StatusConfirmado
Magnitud5
Prof.87.0 km
Epicentro latitud / longitud18.1195°N / 68.496°W (Mar Caribe, República Dominicana)
Antipode18.12°S / 111.504°E
Intensidad del temblorTemblor débil
Sentido363 informes
Fuente primaria de datosUSGS (United States Geological Survey)
Lugares cercanos31 km al SSE de Yuma (pop: 1,990) | En el mapa | Sismos cercanos
52 km al S de Punta Cana (pop: 100,000) | En el mapa | Sismos cercanos
59 km al SSE de Salvaleón de Higüey (pop: 123,800) | En el mapa | Sismos cercanos
73 km al SE de Guaymate (pop: 6,220) | En el mapa | Sismos cercanos
92 km al SE de Santa Cruz de El Seibo (El Seibo) (pop: 23,500) | En el mapa | Sismos cercanos
94 km al ESE de San Pedro de Macoris (pop: 217,900) | En el mapa | Sismos cercanos
108 km al SE de Hato Mayor del Rey (Hato Mayor) (pop: 36,000) | En el mapa | Sismos cercanos
149 km al ESE de Santo Domingo Este (pop: 700,000) | En el mapa | Sismos cercanos
153 km al ESE de Santo Domingo (pop: 2,201,900) | En el mapa | Sismos cercanos
164 km al ESE de Santo Domingo Oeste (pop: 701,300) | En el mapa | Sismos cercanos
211 km al O de Puerto Rico Island (pop: 3,474,200) | En el mapa | Sismos cercanos
Tiempo en el epicentro en el momento del sismoOvercast Clouds 27.2°C (81 F), humidity: 79%, wind: 6 m/s (12 kts) from E
Energía sísmica estimada liberada2 x 1012 joules (554 MWh, equivalente a 477 toneladas de TNT) | about seismic energy
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
RevistaProf.UbicaciónFuente
5.087 km31 Km SSE of Boca De Yuma, Dominican RepublicUSGS
5.079 kmDominican Republic: Mona PassageGFZ
5.081 kmMONA PASSAGE, DOMINICAN REPUBLICEMSC
5.173 kmDominican Republic: Mona PassageGeoAu

Seismograms

Seismic station: San Juan, Puerto Rico (SJG/IU network) | Distance from quake: 248 km / 154 mi | Show on map | Station Info
Seismic station San Juan, Puerto Rico: vertical movement plot around time of quake (source: IRIS/BUD)
Seismogram (vertical component) around time of quake. Thin dotted red line indicates time of quake. Seismic waves arrive some time later, depending on distance. Source: IRIS Buffer of Uniform Data (BUD) webtool
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Punta Cana, Higüey, La Altagracia (50.6 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating : I was sleeping when the noise and shaking woke us up. We are staying on the top floor of a 4 story resort hotel in Punta Cana. Heard objects fall in the next-door room. I went back to sleep!? | One user found this interesting.  
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near Punta Cana, Higüey, La Altagracia (63.6 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s : Ich lag wach im Bett es fing an zu schütten vibrieren ca 5 secunden dann war’s vorbei Angst hatte ich keine bin im Hotel im Bungalow 3 Stockwerk | 2 users found this interesting.  
near Punta Cana, Higüey, La Altagracia (66.2 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / vertical swinging (up and down) / 20-30 s : I was laying in bed on the fourth floor of a resort, and it woke me up. It seemed to last less than a minute - at least from the time I woke up and realized what was happening. Furniture shook. | 2 users found this interesting.  
Rincon Puerto Rico / Weak shaking (MMI III) / single lateral shake / 2-5 s : Side to side light shaking. Felt it while laying on bed. | 4 users found this interesting.  
  • I felt it in Carolina, while in the bed, it woke me up.
Bella Vista, Santo Domingo De Guzmán, Nacional (157.9 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 30-60 s : Estaba dormida, y creí que estaba mareada Luego de despertar seguía moviéndose mi cama. Cuando salí al bar on todos los pájaros estaban volando desesperados. | One user found this interesting.  
Romana (66.2 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / complex rolling (tilting in multiple directions) / 1-2 s : Estaba dormida desperté en el momento del temblor, Le dije primero a Dios, Dios mío ten misericordia y después a mi mama, mami tembló la tierra y ella al no sentir dijo que fue un escalofrío que sentí por mi estado de salud y le dije mami mi cuerpo | One user found this interesting.  
Sango Domingo (159 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 5-10 s : Scared. Door sounded as if someone was knocking on it but it was the movement (it was completely shut). Bed felt super jiggly. | 3 users found this interesting.  
Punta Cana (56.5 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s : I was asleep but woke up because my bed and body were just vibrating and shaking. I was very confused because I never felt something like this. But realised very quick that it was a small earthquake. But it was over very soon | 3 users found this interesting.  
Ciudad Nueva, Santo Domingo De Guzmán, Nacional (152.9 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / 2-5 s : Bed shaking | 2 users found this interesting.  
Terrenas, Samaná (171.5 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / very short : Strong sound. Dogs barked. | 2 users found this interesting. (reported through our app)  
Santo Domingo Oeste (168 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 10-15 s : My bed moved alone and my wife saw the toilet moving too | 2 users found this interesting.  
Sosua, Cabarete, Sosúa, Puerto Plata (283.1 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 1-2 s : Bett | 2 users found this interesting.  
near Boca Chica, Santo Domingo (130.9 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : I was sleeping and i felt shaking | 2 users found this interesting.  
Santo Domingo Oeste (163.4 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 10-15 s : Vibro la puerta del clóset sentí como sonaba | 2 users found this interesting.  
Santiago (278.1 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / 5-10 s : La cama se movió varios segundos | 2 users found this interesting.  
Santo Domingo Dominican Republic (162.8 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s : Felt the vibration | 2 users found this interesting.  
Monte Plata (160.9 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 10-15 s : I was on vacation in Punta Cana DR and we were still sleeping all of a sudden a loud rumble and the room and bed begin to shake we looked up like wtf was that we from Jersey we don't feel earthquakes.  
near Otra Banda, Higüey, La Altagracia (74.4 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 10-15 s : Heard a rumble and felt the whole room shake. Most entrance shaking I have experienced. We were on the third floor of the hotel by the beach.  
Punta cana / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s : Ufff | 2 users found this interesting.  
La Romana / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s : I | 2 users found this interesting.  
Sabana de la mar / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Se movió la cama | 2 users found this interesting.  
Bavaro / Weak shaking (MMI III) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / very short : Intense and short | 2 users found this interesting.  
Punta cana / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : It woke us up, scary, but nothing fell | 2 users found this interesting.  
Santo Domingo / Weak shaking (MMI III) / 2-5 s : I felt some movement and cracking sound. It was brief. | 2 users found this interesting.  
Santo Domingo / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 2-5 s : El diablo | 2 users found this interesting.  
Municipio Consuelo (19 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : The House, the bed erverything move | 2 users found this interesting.  
Punta Cana (64 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s : Forte chacoalhar, intenso barulho gerado pela trepidação. Estava dormindo e a trepidação e barulho me acordou. | 2 users found this interesting. (reported through our app)  
Punta Cana / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / complex motion difficult to describe / 1-2 s : I was sleeping and i woke up because of The shaked. Also my das Felt it in the living room. I scared a lot …………………………… I was sleeping and i woke up because of The shaked. Also my das Felt it in the living room. I scared a lot …… | 2 users found this interesting.  
Punts Cana / Weak shaking (MMI III) / single lateral shake / 1-2 s : As if a very massive train just passed by | 2 users found this interesting.  
Punta Cana / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s : Three vibrations | 2 users found this interesting.  
near Punta Cana, Higüey, La Altagracia (40.4 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / 10-15 s : The bed and doors were shaking. I woke up scarred. | One user found this interesting.  
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Réplicas registradas, las más recientes primero (12 en total)

Fecha y horaMag
Prof.
UbicaciónDetalles
5 ago 2021 19:45
hace 1 año 9 semanas
3.2

48 km
Mar Caribe, 45 km S de Punta Cana, República DominicanaMás
30 jul 2021 23:51
hace 1 año 10 semanas
2.6

121 km
Mar Caribe, 50 km SE de La Romana, República DominicanaMás
16 jul 2021 21:15
hace 1 año 12 semanas
3.9

134 km
Mar Caribe, 54 km SE de La Romana, República DominicanaMás
15 jul 2021 03:04
hace 1 año 12 semanas
2.9

63 km
Mar Caribe, 59 km SE de La Romana, República DominicanaMás
23 jun 2021 17:59
hace 1 año 15 semanas
2.5

119 km
Mar Caribe, 64 km SE de Salvaleón de Higüey, República DominicanaMás
19 jun 2021 19:44
hace 1 año 15 semanas
3.5

79 km
Mar Caribe, 48 km S de Punta Cana, República DominicanaMás
17 jun 2021 09:23
hace 1 año 16 semanas - felt
4.4

87 km
Mar Caribe, 59 km SE de Salvaleón de Higüey, República DominicanaMás
14 jun 2021 18:45
hace 1 año 16 semanas
2.5

87 km
Mar Caribe, 47 km S de Punta Cana, República DominicanaMás
14 jun 2021 18:39
hace 1 año 16 semanas
2.5

90 km
Mar Caribe, 45 km S de Punta Cana, República DominicanaMás
14 jun 2021 16:28
hace 1 año 16 semanas
3.0

87 km
Mar Caribe, 61 km SE de La Romana, República DominicanaMás
14 jun 2021 11:56
hace 1 año 16 semanas - felt
3.2

85 km
Mar Caribe, 37 km S de Punta Cana, República DominicanaMás
14 jun 2021 10:24
hace 1 año 16 semanas - felt
3.1

81 km
Mar Caribe, 48 km S de Punta Cana, República DominicanaMás

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