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Caribbean is Shaking

Dominican Republic

SANTO DOMINGO.- Another medium intensity quake rattled the eastern part of the Dominican Republic yesterday dawn, the fourth in the last five days, and one of 11 registered in different parts of the world, said the United States Geodetic Survey.

Yesterday’s tremor is the fifth registered in the island in 11 days and on which the Dominican authorities have yet to issue information. It occurred at 3:21 a.m. at 19.1 North Latitude and 68.2 West Longitude, with its epicenter 129 kilometers beneath the surface, in the East region, 74 kilometers from Higüey and 89 from El Seibo.

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