Disaster Report: M 4.7 moderate earthquake shakes Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic today, the U.S. Geological Survey reported.
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M 4.7 moderate earthquake shakes Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic today, the U.S. Geological Survey reported.

According to the U.S. Geological Survey, the quake's epicenter was located 57 km W San cristóbal and 77 km W Santo domingo. It was 7.9 miles deep.

In 1953, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, was affected by the Santo Domingo earthquake.

Santo Domingo, known officially as Santo Domingo de Guzmán, is the capital and largest city in the Dominican Republic.

There were no immediate reports of damage or injuries.
03:30 UTC (local time Tuesday, October 16, 2012 at 11:30 PM @ epicenter)

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Epicenter location

5 km (3 miles) SW of El Guayabal, Dominican Republic
15 km (9 miles) E of Sabana Yegua, Dominican Republic
25 km (15 miles) SSW of Constanza, Dominican Republic
31 km (19 miles) NNW of Azua de Compostela, Dominican Republic

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