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Séisme faible mag. 4.4 - 16 km au sud de Bonao, Provincia de Monseñor Nouel, République dominicaine, 16 May 8:14 am (GMT -4)

Séisme faible mag. 4.4 - 16 km au sud de Bonao, Provincia de Monseñor Nouel, République dominicaine, 16 May 8:14 am (GMT -4) Séisme faible mag. 4.4 - 16 km au sud de Bonao, Provincia de Monseñor Nouel, République dominicaine, 16 May 8:14 am (GMT -4)

Séisme faible magnitude 4.4 à 90 km de profondeur

16 May 12:16 UTC: Premier à signaler: VolcanoDiscovery après 2 minutes.
16 May 12:24: Maintenant en utilisant une nouvelle source de données: EMSC
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16 May 13:29: Profondeur recalculée de 88.0 à 90.0 km (de 55 à 56 mi). Emplacement de l'épicentre corrigé de 1.5 km (1 mi) au SO.
Update Sun, 16 May 2021, 12:30

Moderate 4.9 quake hits near Santo Domingo, Santo Domingo De Guzmán, Nacional, Dominican Republic

4.9 quake 16 May 8:14 am (GMT -4)
4.9 quake 16 May 8:14 am (GMT -4)
A magnitude 4.9 earthquake near Santo Domingo, Santo Domingo De Guzmán, Nacional, Dominican Republic, was reported only 15 minutes ago by the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC), considered one of the key international agencies that monitor seismic activity in the Dominican Republic. The earthquake occurred at an intermediate depth of 91 km beneath the epicenter in the morning on Sunday 16 May 2021 at 8:14 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 United States Geological Survey which listed the quake at magnitude 4.7.
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 Juan Adrian (pop. 1,400) located 15 km from the epicenter, San Jose de Ocoa (pop. 21,100) 21 km away, Bonao (pop. 73,300) 24 km away, Villa Altagracia (pop. 40,000) 33 km away, Constanza (pop. 29,500) 34 km away, Jarabacoa (pop. 30,000) 46 km away, and Santo Domingo Oeste (pop. 701,300) 57 km away.
Other towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Bella Vista (pop. 175,700) located 64 km from the epicenter, Santo Domingo (pop. 2,201,900) 68 km away, and Santiago de los Caballeros (pop. 1,200,000) 83 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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Détails du séisme

Date et l'heure16 May 2021 12:14:50 UTC
Heure locale à l'épicentre16 May 8:14 am (GMT -4)
StatutConfirmé
Magnitude4.4
Profondeur90.0 km
Épicentre latitude / longitude18.79°N / 70.42°W (Bonao, Provincia de Monseñor Nouel, République dominicaine)
Antipode sismique18.79°S / 109.58°E
Intensité d'agitationSecousses faibles
Senti260 rapports
Source de données principaleEMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Lieux à proximité9 km ONO de Juan Adrian (Monseñor Nouel) (pop: 1,370) | Carte | Séismes à proximité
16 km S de Bonao (Monseñor Nouel) (pop: 73,300) | Carte | Séismes à proximité
29 km NNE de San Jose de Ocoa (San José de Ocoa) (pop: 21,100) | Carte | Séismes à proximité
29 km ONO de Villa Altagracia (San Cristóbal) (pop: 40,000) | Carte | Séismes à proximité
37 km ESE de Constanza (La Vega) (pop: 29,500) | Carte | Séismes à proximité
43 km SSE de Jarabacoa (La Vega) (pop: 30,000) | Carte | Séismes à proximité
55 km NO de Santo Domingo Oeste (pop: 701,300) | Carte | Séismes à proximité
58 km NO de Bajos de Haina (San Cristóbal) (pop: 66,800) | Carte | Séismes à proximité
66 km ONO de Saint Domingue (Nacional) (pop: 2,201,900) | Carte | Séismes à proximité
Météo à l'épicentre au moment du séismeScattered Clouds 24°C (75 F), humidity: 94%, wind: 1 m/s (2 kts) from SSE
Énergie sismique estimée libérée2.5 x 1011 joules (69.8 MWh, équivalent à 60 tonnes de TNT) | about seismic energy
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Données pour le même séisme indiquées par différentes agences

Info : Plus les agences signalent le même séisme et publient des données similaires, plus vous pouvez avoir confiance dans les données. Il faut normalement jusqu'à quelques heures pour que les paramètres sismiques soient calculés avec une précision quasi optimale.
Mag.ProfondeurLieuSource
4.490 kmDOMINICAN REPUBLICEMSC
4.493 km0 Km SW of Piedra Blanca, Dominican RepublicUSGS
4.587 kmDominican Republic RegionGFZ

Seismograms

Seismic station: Grand Turk, Turks and Caicos Islands (GRTK/CU network) | Distance from quake: 312 km / 194 mi | Show on map | Station Info
Seismic station Grand Turk, Turks and Caicos Islands: 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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Témoignages pour ce séisme (271)

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Sentado en una butaca no muy acolchada frente a la (78 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s : Estoy sentado en la sala de mi casa, en una butaca de leer libros no muy acolchada. Frente a la butaca tengo una vinera con botellas y taza  
Sentado en una butaca no muy acolchada frente a la (78 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s : Estoy sentado en la sala de mi casa, en una butaca de leer libros no muy acolchada. Frente a la butaca tengo una vinera con botellas y taza  
Sentado en una butaca no muy acolchada frente a la (78 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s : Estoy sentado en la sala de mi casa, en una butaca de leer libros no muy acolchada. Frente a la butaca tengo una vinera con botellas y taza  
Juan Adrian, Piedra Blanca, Monseñor Nouel (2.1 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s : Yes I did and the whole neighborhood where I live, feels it. (Calle El Sol, Cercadillo, Yamasa, Province of Monte Plata  
Santo Domingo Este (71.7 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / not felt : Estaba recién despertando del sueño, quizás el terremoto influyo en que despertará. Luego de que desperté. Todo parecía normal.  
Bajos de Haina, San Cristóbal (59.4 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 1-2 s : Shake not stronh but got a little dizzy gettinh uo from the bed then i seee in the internet everryonentalking about the shake and in swrached it ul  
Santo Domingo Este (73.8 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s : Estaba dormida vivo en un 4to piso y me sacudió la cama también Calderon vasos los escuché por me di cuenta que si era un tambor  
Estaba en Eugenio María de Hosto # 51 Sabana Gran (68.2 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / single lateral shake / 1-2 s : Buenos Sentí un movimiento como si saliera el piso debajo de mis pies soy Belarminio Güílamo Santana  
Sentado en una butaca no muy acolchada frente a la (78 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s : Estoy sentado en la sala de mi casa, en una butaca de leer libros no muy acolchada. Frente a la butaca tengo una vinera con botellas y taza  
near San Pedro de Macoris (112.7 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / single lateral shake / 2-5 s : Chair moving, dog did not make a noise, thought I was imagining it | One user found this interesting.  
La Vega / Weak shaking (MMI III) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 30-60 s : 2nd floor apartment. Entire room moving from side to side. Water in water bottle sloshing from side to side. I was sat in my chair which rocked along with the room  
Sabana Grande de Boyá, prov. Monte Plata / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Se movió de repente la puerta de cristal del clóset, yo estaba de pie a aproximadamente a 20 cm. de ese closet e inmediatamente se me movieron las piernas.  
Santo Domingo / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 2-5 s : Sentada en un sillón, sentí un movimiento, la puerta crujió, la cámara de seguridad se activó, y me quede observando si era un temblor,  
SANTO DOMINGO / Light shaking (MMI IV) / complex motion difficult to describe / 2-5 s : Sentada en la terraza empezó a temblar todo, se calló una de las plantas y mi silla se movía, me quedé tranquila hasta que pasó  
Bani / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 5-10 s : I was lying in bed meditating and felt the bed shaking, it was barely noticeable. My first thought was wow this is some powerful meditation then I opened my eyes to look at the bed but I live alone so I looked up seismic activity online.  
Santo Domingo (59.2 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s
La Julia, Santo Domingo De Guzmán, Nacional (61.8 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / single lateral shake / very short : Very short  
Santo Domingo Oeste (52.5 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 1-2 s
San Francisco de Macoris (0 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s : Solo sentí vibraciones por un corto periodo de tiempo  
Gaspar Hernandez, Provincia Espaillat (95.8 km N of epicenter) [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
San Cristobal, Rep. Dom. (52.5 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / single lateral shake / 2-5 s (reported through our app)
La Julia, Santo Domingo De Guzmán, Nacional (63.9 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
San Pedro de Macorís (120.9 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s
Bella Vista, Santo Domingo De Guzmán, Nacional (58.8 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / 5-10 s
La Julia, Santo Domingo De Guzmán, Nacional (63.1 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
Santo Domingo Oeste (57.1 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
Santiago (83.5 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 5-10 s : Estaba acostada y sentí cómo se empezó a mover todo  
Cuidad Juan Bosch, Santo Domingo (78.3 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 5-10 s : The bed was moving back and forth.  
Santo Domingo (61 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 10-15 s (reported through our app)
La Julia, Santo Domingo De Guzmán, Nacional (61.5 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 1-2 s
Santiago de los Caballeros, Santiago (77.1 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / single lateral shake / 2-5 s
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