5.4 Earthquake Felt In Punta Cana

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At 4:35UTC on November 13 a 5.4 Earthquake was felt in the Dominican Republic. The epicenter was located off the coast of La Romana. Preliminary reports indicate that there was no damage. But in Punta Cana, the quake lasted approximately 20 seconds and shock entire buildings and made windows rattle.

The magnitude of this earthquake is such that a tsunami will not be generated.

The magnitude has since been upgraded to a 5.6 on the richter scale.

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