Dominican Rep.

Magnitude 5.3 quake hits Dominican Republic -USGS

News and Press Release
Originally published
View original

WASHINGTON, Jan 5 (Reuters) - A magnitude 5.3 earthquake struck the Dominican Republic on Thursday, the U.S. Geological Survey reported, but there were no immediate reports of damage.

The quake was centered 10 miles (16 km) south-southeast of Ocoa, Peravia, in the Caribbean country and struck at a depth of 6.2 miles (10 km), the USGS said.

Read the full report on Alertnet.

Reuters - Thomson Reuters Foundation
For more humanitarian news and analysis, please visit