Local October 17, 2012 | 6:46 am

A third quake rattles Dominican Republic’s south region

Santo Domingo.- A 4.7 magnitude quake rattled the Central Mountain towns of Padre las Casas and Constanza Tuesday night, paniclomg residents.

It’s the third moderate tremor in as many days in the country’s south-central region, felt in several towns in the area.

According to the United States Geodetic Survey, the quake occurred at 11:30pm, at a depth of 12.7 kilometers (around 8 miles).

Inhabitants of the villages of Guayabal and Sabana Yegua also felt the shake and another, less intense aftershock minutes later.

No damages have been reported thus far.

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