Punta Cana 5.2 Earthquake


Date: Apr 18, 2010 | Author: Ken Harrington

Punta Cana was rocked by a 5.2 earthquake today that shook the Dominican Republic’s east coast at 4:20 p.m. local time. The earthquake was even strongly felt in the city of Higuey, 100 miles east of Santo Domingo, the capital of the Dominican Republic.

The earthquake’s epicenter was 18.13 degrees north latitude and 68.48 degrees west longitude, 51 miles under the surface and 39 miles southeast of Higuey. There has been no reports of damage or injury related to the earthquake.

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Ken Harrington
Punta Cana, Dominican Republic

When I'm not traveling or hanging out of the beach, I'm a Consultant for Tour Operators in the Dominican Republic. I also dig Linux and FOSS, loath TV, enjoy cooking, and I'm an adrenaline seeking adventure junkie. I try not to take life too seriously if I can avoid it. Oh yeah, and I’m the guy that sort of keeps this site from falling apart.