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26 Sep 2003 description


This report includes:
A) Middle East and Central Asia: (1) Iraq, (2) Afghanistan, (3) Pakistan

B) East and Central Africa: (1) Burundi, (2) Democratic Republic of Congo, (3) Djibouti, (4) Eritrea, (5) Ethiopia, (6) Kenya, (7) Sudan, (8) Uganda (9) Tanzania

C) West Africa: (1) Liberia, (2) Guinea, (3) Sierra Leone, (4) Côte d'Ivoire, (5) Mauritania

D) Southern Africa: (1) Regional, (2) Angola, (3) Lesotho, (4) Madagascar, (5) Malawi, (6) Mozambique, (7) Namibia, (8) Swaziland, (9) Tanzania, (10) Zambia, (11) Zimbabwe

E) Asia: (1) DPRK

23 Sep 2003 description

Martes, 23 de septiembre 2003 - La Secretaría de Salud P=FAblica, a través del Departamento de Ingeniería, inició ayer la evaluación de las plantas físicas de todos los hospitales de Puerto Plata y Santiago, afectados por un sismo.

Asimismo, Salud P=FAblica llamó a la población a mantener la calma, alegando que lo peor ya pasó.

23 Sep 2003 description

Santo Domingo (dpa) - A man was found crushed to death under the rubble of a building in the Dominican Republic, raising the death toll to three after a 6.5-Richter scale quake rocked the northern part of Hispaniola island, Dominican officials said Tuesday.

The spokesman for the Centre of Emergency Operations, Ramon Rodriguez Sanchez, said the man was found in the rubble of a motel in Puerto Plata, 225 kilometres north of the capital Santo Domingo.

Another two people died of heart attacks in Puerto Plata, one of the areas most affected by the quake, which struck early Monday.

23 Sep 2003 description

La Vicepresidenta y encargada del Poder Ejecutivo, Milagros Ortiz Bosch, realizó ayer lunes un recorrido por la región del Cibao que fuera afectada esta madrugada por un movimiento sísmico que provocó perdidas millonarias a esa población.

La vicemandataria dijo que los organismos del Estado están evaluando los daños ocasionados por el sismo, para luego establecer la ayuda que ofrecerá el Gobierno a esas provincias.

22 Sep 2003 description


Magnitude: 6.5

Date-Time:

Monday, September 22, 2003 at 04:45:35 (UTC)= Coordinated Universal Time
Monday, September 22, 2003 at 0:45:35 AM = local time at epicenter

Location: 19.676°N, 70.669°W

Depth: 10 km (6 miles) set by location program

Region: DOMINICAN REPUBLIC REGION

Distances:

15 km (10 miles) S of Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic
20 km (10 miles) N of Santiago, Dominican Republic
150 km (95 miles) NNW of SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic
1185 km (740 miles) ESE of Miami, Florida

22 Sep 2003 description

A magnitude 6.5 earthquake struck the Dominican Republic on Monday, 22 September. The quake was located 10 miles south Puerto Plata (pop. 89,000) and 95 miles north northwest of the capital Santo Domingo.

22 Sep 2003 description

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