Light mag. 4.4 earthquake - Caribbean Sea, 59 km southeast of Higuey, Dominican Republic, on 17 Jun 5:23 am (GMT -4) -

This quake was likely an aftershock of the 5.0 quake Caribbean Sea, 59 km southeast of Higuey, Dominican Republic, 14 Jun 6:15 am (GMT -4), which had occurred 3 jours earlier.
Light mag. 4.4 earthquake - Caribbean Sea, 59 km southeast of Higuey, Dominican Republic, on 17 Jun 5:23 am (GMT -4)

Séisme faible magnitude 4.4 at 87 km depth

17 Jun 09:27 UTC: Premier à signaler: VolcanoDiscovery après 4 minutes.
17 Jun 09:43: Maintenant en utilisant une nouvelle source de données: USGS
17 Jun 10:11: Profondeur recalculée de 75.9 à 87.0 km (de 47 à 54 mi). Emplacement de l'épicentre corrigé de 1.5 km (0.9 mi) au NE.
Date & time: 17 Jun 2021 09:23:42 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 17 Jun 5:23 am (GMT -4)
Magnitude: 4.4
Profondeur: 87.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 18.1235°N / 68.4885°W (Caribbean Sea, République dominicaine)
Nearby towns and cities:
31 km SSE de Boca de Yuma (pop: 1,990) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
52 km S de Punta Cana (pop: 100,000) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
59 km SSE de Higüey (pop: 123,800) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
92 km SE de Santa Cruz de El Seibo (El Seibo) (pop: 23,500) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
94 km ESE de San Pedro de Macoris (pop: 217,900) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
108 km SE de Hato Mayor del Rey (Hato Mayor) (pop: 36,000) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
150 km ESE de Santo Domingo Este (pop: 700,000) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
153 km ESE de Saint Domingue (pop: 2,201,900) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
165 km ESE de Santo Domingo Oeste (pop: 701,300) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
173 km E de San Cristobal (pop: 154,000) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Clear Sky 27.1°C (81 F), humidity: 82%, wind: 6 m/s (12 kts) from ENE
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 2.5 x 1011 joules (69.8 megawatt hours, equivalent to 60 tons of TNT) Plus d'infos
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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Mag.ProfondeurLieuSource
4.487 km30 Km SSE of Boca De Yuma, Dominican RepublicUSGS
3.0?10? km31 Km SSE of Boca De Yuma, Dominican RepublicVolcanoDiscovery
4.484 kmMONA PASSAGE, DOMINICAN REPUBLICEMSC
4.593 kmDominican Republic: Mona PassageGFZ

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Bavaro Beach Punta Cana Dom.Rep. / Light shaking (MMI IV) / very short : Das Beben fühlte sich im Verhâltnis zu Dienstag auch deutlich schwächer an | 4 users found this interesting.  
Punta Cana / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s : Bed was shaking and a nose. | 2 users found this interesting.  
San Pedro de Macoris (100.4 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s : Estaba en la cama vivo justo frente al mar en Juan dolio lo sentí bastante como pars despertarme | One user found this interesting.  
Guaymate, La Romana (69 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / very short : Shaking | One user found this interesting.  
near Punta Cana, Higüey, La Altagracia (63.2 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / vertical swinging (up and down) / 2-5 s : Fui acordado pelo barulho. Vibrações de portas e janelas, sensação do chão estar balançando. | One user found this interesting. (reported through our app)  
Romana (63 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 1-2 s : La cama empezó a moverse | One user found this interesting.  
San Pedro de Macoris (91.7 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Woke me up | One user found this interesting.  
near Punta Cana, Higüey, La Altagracia (41.2 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s : felt short duration shaking. woke up from sleep. rattling motion. | One user found this interesting.  
near Punta Cana, Higüey, La Altagracia (62 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s : Shaking for about 4 seconds . Bed and other objects in room shaking | One user found this interesting.  
Punta Cana / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 2-5 s : My bed have move and the door to | One user found this interesting.  
Bavaro la altagracia / Light shaking (MMI IV) / complex motion difficult to describe : La cama | One user found this interesting.  
Punta Cana / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I felt tremors leading up to the shaking. I was in bed on the second floorof my hotel. | One user found this interesting.  
Punta Cana (59.8 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / 2-5 s : The glasses make a noise. | One user found this interesting.  
La otra banda / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s : Una sacudida | One user found this interesting.  
Punta Cana / Weak shaking (MMI III) / very short : Escuche sonar la ventana me desperté y sentí temblar el piso | One user found this interesting.  
Higüey / Light shaking (MMI IV) / both vertical and horizontal swinging / 5-10 s : Strong | One user found this interesting.  
Punta Cana / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s : Shorter than few days ago. No damage. | One user found this interesting.  
Santo Domingo / Weak shaking (MMI III) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 20-30 s : Felt like a truck passing by | One user found this interesting.  
En mi casa acostada / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 1-2 s : Miedo | One user found this interesting.  
Punta Cana (63.2 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s : As portas e janelas vibraram. Senti a cama balançar. Fui acordado pelo barulho. | One user found this interesting.  
Cap cana / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 5-10 s : Woke us up!!!!!! | One user found this interesting.  
Bávaro, punta cana / Weak shaking (MMI III) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 5-10 s : It wake me up... | One user found this interesting.  
Iberostar Grand Bavaro / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / 1-2 s : In bed. My body briefly shook for a few seconds and the sliding doors rattled. | One user found this interesting.  
Punta Cana / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s : Bed shook | One user found this interesting.  
near Moncion, Santiago Rodríguez (307 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / 2-5 s
34 km of Boca de Yuma, La Altagracia (3.2 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s : Higuey  
Santo Domingo Este (148 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / not felt : Sorry dont feel.  
near Punta Cana, Higüey, La Altagracia (40.4 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / very short : Na  
Maricao (168.5 km E of epicenter) [Map] / not felt : No se sintió, HAY QUE ESTAR PREPARADOS (reported through our app)  
Higuey, La Altagracia (57.5 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
near Otra Banda, Higüey, La Altagracia (72.3 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / single lateral shake / 1-2 s
Punta Cana, Higüey, La Altagracia (61.1 km N of epicenter) [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
Punta Cana, Higüey, La Altagracia (52.2 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s : Desperté por el movimiento de la cama  
near Punta Cana, Higüey, La Altagracia (67.2 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / simple rolling (tilting sideways along one direction) / 2-5 s
San Pedro de Macoris (100.9 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : woke me from sleep  
Terrenas, Samaná (172.9 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
Punta Cana, Higüey, La Altagracia (60.9 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating
Punta Cana, Higüey, La Altagracia (61.5 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s : Just slight rattling and bi ration  
Higuey, La Altagracia (59.5 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / 2-5 s
near Otra Banda, Higüey, La Altagracia (67 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
Higuey, La Altagracia (61.1 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / single lateral shake / 5-10 s
near Punta Cana, Higüey, La Altagracia (64.5 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
Punta Cana, Higüey, La Altagracia (56.4 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / single lateral shake / 2-5 s
Punta Cana, Higüey, La Altagracia (61.5 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) / single vertical bump / very short (reported through our app)
Otra Banda, Higüey, La Altagracia (60.5 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / rattling, vibrating
Punta Cana, Higüey, La Altagracia (48.9 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s
Punta Cana, Higüey, La Altagracia (44.9 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
Santo Domingo Este (150.3 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / 15-20 s
Santiago de los Caballeros, Santiago (275.2 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s
near Punta Cana, Higüey, La Altagracia (67.4 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / single vertical bump / 1-2 s
near Punta Cana, Higüey, La Altagracia (67.4 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / single vertical bump / 1-2 s
Punta Cana, Higüey, La Altagracia (49 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / very short
Occidental Punta Cana / Weak shaking (MMI III) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s
Punta Cana (59.9 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / very short : Light sleepers like me felt it  
Punta cana / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s
Breathless punta cana / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s
Bavaro / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s : Awaking by the quake  
Punta Cana / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s : Door shaking  
Bavaro / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s
Bavaro (62.8 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
La altagracia province, higuey. Rep.dom (56.3 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / 10-15 s
Punta cana / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / horizontal (sideways) swinging
Punta Cana / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s
Bavaro / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s
Serenade hotel (104.7 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / single lateral shake / 1-2 s
HIGUEY / Weak shaking (MMI III) / single vertical bump / 2-5 s
Punta Cana / Weak shaking (MMI III) / single lateral shake / 2-5 s
Punta cana (40.8 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / 5-10 s
Punta Cana / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s : Se movió la cama, los cristales de las ventanas y puertas vibraron. El ruido y las sacudidas me despertaron.  
Punta Cana / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 5-10 s
Santo Domingo Este / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / single vertical bump / 1-2 s
Bavaro (62.8 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
DURMIENDO EN PUNTA CANA HOTEL LOPESAN / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
Punta cana, DR / Weak shaking (MMI III) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / very short
Bávaro / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Punta cana / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s
En casa / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 2-5 s
Punta cana (47.3 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / single lateral shake / 5-10 s
Punta Cana / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating
Bavaro / Weak shaking (MMI III) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s
Higuey / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
la otra banda (61.5 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / vibration and rolling / 1-2 s
Higuey / Weak shaking (MMI III) / 2-5 s
Punta Cana / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
Bávaro punta cana / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 30-60 s
Bávaro / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s
Bávaro / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / very short
Higuey / Weak shaking (MMI III) / single vertical bump / 1-2 s
veron / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
La estancia / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 2-5 s
Bavaro / Light shaking (MMI IV) / single lateral shake / 2-5 s
punta cana / Light shaking (MMI IV) / complex motion difficult to describe / 2-5 s
Ciudad la Palma / Light shaking (MMI IV) / single vertical bump / very short
Higüey / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s
Punta Cana / Weak shaking (MMI III) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s
Punta Cana / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / very short
Punta Cana / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
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