Dominican Republic USGS Earthquake Map
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Dominican Republic earthquake location.

Earthquake Details
Magnitude 5.1

Date-Time:
* Thursday, December 18, 2008 at 17:13:48 UTC
* Thursday, December 18, 2008 at 01:13:48 PM at epicenter

Location: 18.626°N, 69.370°W

Depth: 106.3 km (66.1 miles) set by location program

Region: DOMINICAN REPUBLIC

Distances:
* 10 km (6 miles) NW (315°) from Consuelo, San Pedro de Macorís, Dominican Republic
* 20 km (12 miles) NNW (341°) from San Pedro de Macorís, San Pedro de Macorís, Dominican Republic
* 20 km (12 miles) SW (216°) from Hato Mayor, Hato Mayor, Dominican Republic
* 63 km (39 miles) ENE (77°) from SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic

Location Uncertainty: horizontal +/- 4.2 km (2.6 miles); depth fixed by location program

Parameters: NST=181, Nph=181, Dmin=206 km, Rmss=0.78 sec, Gp= 40°,
M-type=regional moment magnitude (Mw), Version=6

Source: USGS NEIC (WDCS-D)

Event ID: us2008atbb