Local April 2, 2024 | 6:26 pm

4.0 earthquake is recorded in Higüey

La Altagracia, DR.- The United States Geological Survey (USGS) reported a 4.0 magnitude earthquake, centered approximately 8 kilometers from Higüey, within La Altagracia province. The earthquake struck at 4:36 p.m. local time, reaching a depth of 144 kilometers.

Simultaneously, the Dominican National Seismology Center registered a separate earthquake measuring 3.4 magnitude. This seismic event’s epicenter was pinpointed 2.5 kilometers south of the San Rafael del Yuma municipality, also located in La Altagracia province.

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Paul Tierney
April 3, 2024 1:48 pm

This 4.0 quake occurred in the cane fields of Cental Romana, positioned about a km NE of the Palo Bonita school, a public school, sitting alongside Autopista Coral near the Higuey crossroads.