Local February 26, 2013 | 2:31 pm

A 5.1 quake shakes the Northeast

Santo Domingo.- A 5.1 magnitude earthquake shook the Northeast, near the coat of Nagua around noon Tuesday, without any injuries or damages reported.

The quake reported by the U.S. Geodetic Survey occurred at 1:07pm very shallow, and was also felt by thousands of people in Samaná, and much of the area west of the country.

From the USGS.gov:

Event Time

2013-02-26 17:07:34 UTC

2013-02-26 12:07:34 UTC-05:00 at epicenter

2013-02-26 12:07:34 UTC-05:00 system time


19.250°N 67.965°W depth=8.0km (5.0mi)

Nearby Cities

81km (50mi) NE of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic

102km (63mi) NE of Salvaleon de Higuey, Dominican Republic

115km (71mi) NW of Aguadilla, Puerto Rico

120km (75mi) NW of Isabela, Puerto Rico

207km (129mi) WNW of San Juan, Puerto Rico

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