Terremoto leve mag. 4.5 - Caribbean Sea, Dominican Republic, miércoles, 13 oct 2021 23:12 (GMT -4) -

Terremoto leve mag. 4.5 - Caribbean Sea, Dominican Republic, miércoles, 13 oct 2021 23:12 (GMT -4) Terremoto leve mag. 4.5 - Caribbean Sea, Dominican Republic, miércoles, 13 oct 2021 23:12 (GMT -4)

Terremoto leve magnitud 4.5 a 143 km de profundidad

14 Oct 03:22 UTC: Primero en informar: EMSC después de 9 minutos.
14 Oct 03:33: Magnitud recalculada de 4.5 a 4.6. Profundidad recalculada de 10.0 a 150.0 km (de 6.2 a 93 mi). Ubicación del epicentro corregida 9.5 km (5.9 mi) al WNW.
14 Oct 04:41: Magnitud recalculada de 4.6 a 4.5. Profundidad recalculada de 150.0 a 143.0 km (de 93 a 89 mi). Ubicación del epicentro corregida 6.7 km (4.2 mi) al ESE.

Detalles del terremoto

Fecha y hora14 Oct 2021 03:12:56 UTC -
Hora local en el epicentromiércoles, 13 oct 2021 23:12 (GMT -4)
Prof.143.0 km
Epicentro latitud / longitud18.39°N / 68.22°W (Mar Caribe, República Dominicana)
Antipode18.39°S / 111.78°E
Intensidad del temblorTemblor débil
Sentido7 informes
Fuente primaria de datosEMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Lugares cercanos29 km al SE de Punta Cana (pop: 100,000) | En el mapa | Sismos cercanos
48 km al E de Yuma (pop: 5,290) | En el mapa | Sismos cercanos
55 km al ESE de Otra Banda (Higüey) (pop: 6,070) | En el mapa | Sismos cercanos
83 km al ESE de Guaymate (pop: 6,220) | En el mapa | Sismos cercanos
96 km al ESE de Santa Cruz de El Seibo (El Seibo) (pop: 23,500) | En el mapa | Sismos cercanos
115 km al E de San Pedro de Macoris (pop: 217,900) | En el mapa | Sismos cercanos
116 km al O de Mayaguez (Puerto Rico) (pop: 78,600) | En el mapa | Sismos cercanos
117 km al ESE de Hato Mayor del Rey (Hato Mayor) (pop: 36,000) | En el mapa | Sismos cercanos
127 km al E de Quisqueya (pop: 17,700) | En el mapa | Sismos cercanos
177 km al E de Santo Domingo (pop: 2,201,900) | En el mapa | Sismos cercanos
Tiempo en el epicentro en el momento del sismoOvercast Clouds 28.3°C (83 F), humidity: 78%, wind: 2 m/s (3 kts) from SW
Energía sísmica estimada liberada3.5 x 1011 joules (98.6 MWh, equivalente a 84.8 toneladas de TNT) | about seismic energy
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4.5143 km28 Km SE of Punta Cana, Dominican RepublicUSGS

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Utuado, PR / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / very short : My bed shook slightly but I immediately know it was an earthquake because I have a bottle of water always on my night table and the water inside began moving side to side, that's how I can confirm there was an earthquake. | 4 users found this interesting.  
Utuado, PR (198.8 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / very short : In my bedroom watching TV. I always know by a bottle of water I have on my night table | 3 users found this interesting.  
Los Llanos, San Pedro de Macorís (136.6 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / very short : Devil yo estaba acostado | One user found this interesting.  
Juncos P.R / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s : I was sleeping i wake up because I feel the bed moving.  
Cabarete / not felt
Santo Domingo / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s : I was sleeping and the earthquake woke me up. Really scary!  
Santo Domingo Este / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
Santo Domingo / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
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