International Disaster and Emergency Monitoring Center

Preliminary earthquake data and analysis

Earthquake Report
Base data
Event ID 452329
Event time 2021-05-12 00:27:04 (UTC)
Local time 2021-05-12 04:27:04 - [It was morning in the affected area.]
Last update 2021-05-12 00:53:28 (UTC)
Magnitude 3.5
Depth 6 km
Class Minor
Hypocenter Shallow depth
Mercalli scale 1
Possible effects People do not feel any Earth movement.
Data status reviewed
Data provider USGS - Earthquake Alert

Continent Caribbean Sea
Country Dominican Republic
Administration area El Seíbo
Nearest settlement La Ceibita
Distance 21 km
Course NNE
Surface type underwater quake
Tsunami region North Atlantic
Water surface name North Atlantic Ocean

Risk Analisys
Nearest nuclear power plants
There is no known nuclear power plant nearby.
Nearest marine ports
Santa Barbara De Samana (61.61 km), Puerto Botado (73.79 km)
Nearest airports
There is no known marine port nearby.
Nearest volcanoes
There is no known marine port nearby.
Quick Analysis
According to the epicenter of the quake, this is an underwater quake.