Latest Earthquakes - USGS

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dominican republic, usgs earthquake, republica dominicana ...

Apr 03, 2010· USGS: No Earthquake at Dominican Republic. The USGS has issued a statement in their website regarding the reported magnitude 8 earthquake that hit the Dominican Republic as a "false alarm" and further stated that: "Users of the USGS Earthquake Notification System received a message reporting a magnitude 8.0 earthquake near the Dominican Republic.

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USGS Scientists set out to unlock the mysteries of ...

May 09, 2019· Lake Enriquillo is a large hypersaline lake in the western Dominican Republic near the border with Haiti. A group of scientists from the USGS St. Petersburg Coastal and Marine Science Center and the Florence Bascom Geoscience Center spent the past two weeks collecting sediment cores from the lake, for the purpose of reconstructing the rainfall history in Hispanola.

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Earthquake in Haiti: the Red Cross activated a ...

Aug 15, 2021· The Government of the Dominican Republic ordered the sending of humanitarian aid to Haiti after the earthquake that struck the south and other areas of that country this Saturday. A statement from the Presidency indicates that the Ministry of Defense provided an aircraft "to mobilize the Prime Minister, the Minister of Foreign Affairs and ...

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Where is Haiti and was there an earthquake there?

Aug 14, 2021· HAITI is the the third largest country in the Caribbean by area. Thousands of of people are feared dead after a huge 7.2 magnitude earthquake hit western Haiti on August 14. Haiti is a Caribbean country that shares the island of Hispaniola with the Dominican Republic to its east. It …

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geology/caribbean (MapServer) - USGS

Title: Map Service Showing Geology, Oil and Gas Fields, and Geologic Provinces of the Caribbean Region. Author: Christopher D. French and Christopher J. Schenk. Comments: This map was created as part of a worldwide series of geologic maps for the U.S. Geological Survey's World Energy Project. These products are available on CD-ROM and through ...

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Why does Haiti suffer devastating earthquakes and the same ...

Aug 17, 2021· The 7.2 magnitude earthquake likely occurred along the Enriquillo-Plantain Garden fault, that crosses the Tiburon peninsula, in southwestern Haiti, according to the United States Geological Survey (USGS). It is the same area where the 2010 earthquake occurred. And it is perhaps the source of three other major earthquakes in Haiti, which ...

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Hispaniola Earthquake, Dominican Republic, 1946 - LC ...

found: USGS Earthquake Hazards Program WWW site, June 20, 2014: "top 10" lists & maps > historical earthquakes, world list (Samana, Dominican Republic, 1946 August 04 17:51 UTC, magnitude 8.0; aftershock, 1946 August 08 13:28 UTC, magnitude 7.6; felt strongly (V-VI) in parts of Haiti and Puerto Rico, including San Juan; and (III) in the Islands and eastern Cuba; this earthquake occurred ...

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USGC 8.0 Earthquake Dominican Republic???

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2 Quakes In 3 Days Jolt Saint Martin And The Dominican ...

Aug 02, 2021· SANTO DOMINGO —The U.S. Geological Survey reported a "minor magnitude" earthquake was recorded in the Dominican Republic late this morning. The jolt happened near El Valle, Provincia de Hato Mayor, Dominican Republic 11:16 a.m. today, — about one hour and 35 minutes ago, according to the USGS. A minor magnitude

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Preliminary Geologic Map of the Greater Antilles ... - USGS

Jan 13, 2020· This geologic map of the Greater Antilles and the Islands is a compilation of information from the literature, integrated to provide a seamless geologic map of the region. The geology shown on sheet 1 covers Cuba, the island of Hispaniola, which includes Haiti and the Dominican Republic, Jamaica, the Cayman Islands, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. and British Islands.

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Significant earthquakes on the Enriquillo fault ... - USGS

A series of large earthquakes migrating from east to west started with the 18 October 1751 M I 7.4–7.5 earthquake, probably located near the eastern end of the fault in the Dominican Republic, followed by the 21 November 1751 M I 6.6 earthquake near Port-au-Prince, Haiti, and the 3 June 1770 M I 7.5 earthquake west of the 2010 earthquake ...

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Preliminary Geologic Map of the Greater Antilles ... - USGS

Dominican Republic, Haiti, and Puerto Rico. Metamorphic rocks of Cretaceous age are more widespread, present in Cuba, Hispaniola, and the U.S. and British Islands. Cretaceous plutonic rocks are present in Cuba and Puerto Rico, as well as in the Dominican Republic (in the Cordillera Central and in the eastern part of the country).

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Enriquillo–Plantain Garden fault zone in Jamaica ... - USGS

The countries of Jamaica, Haiti, and the Dominican Republic all straddle the Enriquillo–Plantain Garden fault zone ( EPGFZ), a major left-lateral, strike-slip fault system bounding the Caribbean and North American plates. Past large earthquakes that destroyed the capital cities of Kingston, Jamaica (1692, 1907), and Port-au-Prince, Haiti (1751, 1770), as well as the 2010 Haiti earthquake ...

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3.3 magnitude earthquake near Santo Domingo, Nacional ...

Aug 11, 2021· USGS page: M 3.3 - 91 km N of Culebra, Puerto Rico. USGS status: Reviewed by a seismologist Reports from the public: 0 people 13:14:48 UTC 3.3 magnitude, 37 km depth Puerto Rico. 3.3 magnitude earthquake. 13:14:48 …

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USGS: Haiti, Dominican Republic Might Be Entering Seismic ...

Jan 30, 2012· Port-au-Prince, Haiti – The Republic of Haiti and the Dominican Republic appear to have entered a new seismic cycle with the January 12, 2010 earthquake and might be affected by strong earthquakes in the coming years, says a United States Geological Survey (USGS) study published online on Thursday, January 27, 2012 and reviewed by AlterPresse.

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Tsunami warning after 7.2 magnitude earthquake in Haiti

Aug 14, 2021· The earthquake was felt with "very strong" intensity in Saint-Louis du Sud, Aquin, and other towns in the southwest of the country, while it was felt "moderately" in Port-au-Prince, "light" in Kingston (Jamaica), and "weak" in Santo Domingo (Dominican Republic), according to the USGS.

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2 Quakes In 3 Days Jolt Saint Martin And The Dominican ...

Aug 13, 2021· SANTO DOMINGO —The U.S. Geological Survey reported a "minor magnitude" earthquake was recorded in the Dominican Republic late this morning. The jolt happened near El Valle, Provincia de Hato Mayor, Dominican Republic 11:16 a.m. today, — about one hour and 35 minutes ago, according to the USGS.

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EarthExplorer - USGS

EarthExplorer. Search Criteria. Data Sets. Additional Criteria. Results. 1. Enter Search Criteria. To narrow your search area: type in an address or place name, enter coordinates or click the map to define your search area (for advanced map tools, view the help documentation ), and/or choose a …

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Quake info: Major magnitude 6.9 earthquake - Las Terrenas ...

Dominican Republic: USGS: Note: for quakes of 2012 and earlier, our database often contains only records from USGS. Most recent quakes Top 20 quakes past 24 hrs Quakes in Dominican Republic. User reports for this quake. User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.

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3.7 magnitude earthquake near Punta Cana, La Altagracia ...

Jul 03, 2021· USGS status: Reviewed by a seismologist Reports from the public: 0 people 06:19:20 UTC 3.7 magnitude, 105 km depth Punta Cana, La Altagracia, Dominican Republic

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Topographic and bathymetric map of the island of ... - USGS

Detailed Description. Map of the island of Hispaniola that include the countries of Haiti and the Dominican Republic. Fault traces are shown as lines with the following descriptions: barbed=thrust fault; solid=strike-slip fault with arrows showing relative direction of motion; black and white=normal fault.

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International Minerals Statistics and Information - USGS

Minerals Yearbook (Volume III. -- Area Reports: International)Listed below are chapters from the Minerals Yearbook (Volume III. -- Area Reports: International). These annual reviews are designed to provide timely statistical data on mineral commodities in various countries. Each report includes sections on government policies and programs, environmental issues, trade and

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M 3.5 - 91 km NNE of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic - USGS

Jan 27, 2021· M 3.5 - 91 km NNE of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic. 08:56:09 (UTC) 19.367°N 68.130°W. 47.0 km depth. Interactive Map. Regional Information. Felt Report - Tell Us!

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3.8 magnitude earthquake near La Romana, Dominican ...

Aug 20, 2021· USGS status: Reviewed by a seismologist Reports from the public: 0 people 14:01:22 UTC 3.8 magnitude, 186 km depth La Romana, La Romana, Dominican Republic

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Assessment of Undiscovered Phosphate ... - pubs.usgs.gov

discovery of a phosphate deposit in the Dominican Republic became an important objective. Thus, a program of assessing the phosphate potential of the country was initiated by the Direccion General de Mineria with the help of the U.S. Geological Survey. Richard Sheldon (USGS-retired and consultant) and Robert McDowell (USGS)

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Dominican Republic earthquake: Punta Cana hit by ...

Feb 06, 2019· The strongest quake in history was the 1946 Dominican Republic earthquake, which devastated the area at a magnitude of 8.1. Dominican Republic Earthquake: The regions biggest ever quake was M8.1 ...

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Paleoseismicity of the North American ... - pubs.er.usgs.gov

The Septentrional fault zone, the major North American-Caribbean plate-boundary fault in Hispaniola, is a likely source of large earthquakes in the Dominican Republic. An excavation into a Holocene alluvial fan deposited across the fault in the central Cibao Valley, Dominican Republic, provides evidence that it has been at least 430 yr and probably more than 740 yr since the last ground ...

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Why Earthquakes In Haiti Are So Catastrophic | WMRA and WEMC

Aug 16, 2021· There are two major faults along Hispaniola, the island shared by Haiti and the Dominican Republic. A map of the 2010 earthquake in Haiti shows dotted orange lines indicating fault lines. The nation sits on a fault line between huge tectonic plates of the Earth's crust — the North American plate and the Caribbean plate.

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Documentation for Initial Seismic Hazard Maps for Haiti - …

sources: (1) the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) PDE cata-log from 1973 to the present, (2) the Engdahl and Villasenor (2002) catalog, and (3) the International Seismic Centre (ISC) catalog. Dependent events (for example, aftershocks and fore- ... (the Dominican Republic) than in Haiti. However, there have been several destructive

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earthquake.usgs.gov

The Earthquake Event Page application supports most recent browsers, view supported browsers.Or, try our Real-time Notifications, Feeds, and Web Services.Real-time Notifications, Feeds, and Web Services.

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State of Knowledge - USGS

The Puerto Rico region is an area of high regional seismicity and large earthquakes. Examples include the 1918 magnitude 7.5 earthquake in Mona Passage, a magnitude 7.5 earthquake centered northeast of Puerto Rico in 1943, and magnitude 8.1 and 6.9 earthquakes north of the Dominican Republic in 1946 and 1953, respectively.

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USGS: Mineral Resources On-Line Spatial Data: Dominican ...

Provides links to USGS information about Dominican Republic and related topics. Provides a topical browse interface into USGS information utilizing controlled vocabularies arranged as formal thesauri.

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UPDATE 7 CARIBBEAN TSUNAMI WARNING Magnitude 7 Rocks …

Aug 14, 2021· USGS' ground failure assessment for the M7.2 Haiti Earthquake. (USGS) According to the United States Geological Survey (USGS) and the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC), light to moderate shaking was reported across Jamaica, Cuba, Southeastern Bahamas, the Tucks, and Caicos and the Dominican Republic. Strong to severe shaking ...

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