Latest earthquakes near Dominican Republic today

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List of latest earthquakes near Dominican Republic.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
Apr 13, 2024 03:59PM
(Santo Domingo)
M 3.5 3 km SSE
from Punta Cana
Apr 13, 2024 02:39PM
(Santo Domingo)
M 3.2 17 km NE
from San Pedro de Macorís
Apr 13, 2024 09:51AM
(Santo Domingo)
M 3.8 43 km N
from Salvaleón de Higüey
Apr 13, 2024 07:17AM
(Santo Domingo)
M 2.6 178 km ESE
from Punta Cana
Apr 13, 2024 03:25AM
(Santo Domingo)
M 3.1 12 km N
from Nagua
Apr 13, 2024 03:01AM
(Santo Domingo)
M 3.6 277 km ENE
from Punta Cana
Apr 12, 2024 08:26PM
(Santo Domingo)
M 2.1 182 km ESE
from Punta Cana
Apr 12, 2024 11:51AM
(Santo Domingo)
M 3.1 258 km WSW
from San Juan de la Maguana
Apr 12, 2024 11:14AM
(Santo Domingo)
M 2.6 283 km E
from Punta Cana
Apr 12, 2024 05:29AM
(Santo Domingo)
M 2.7 160 km E
from Punta Cana
Apr 12, 2024 02:55AM
(Santo Domingo)
M 3.7 83 km N
from Santo Domingo
Apr 12, 2024 12:23AM
(Santo Domingo)
M 2.3 173 km ESE
from Punta Cana
Apr 12, 2024 12:01AM
(Santo Domingo)
M 2.1 157 km ESE
from Punta Cana
Apr 11, 2024 09:26PM
(Santo Domingo)
M 2.5 252 km ESE
from Punta Cana
Apr 11, 2024 04:50PM
(Santo Domingo)
M 2.2 188 km ESE
from Punta Cana
Apr 11, 2024 06:48AM
(Santo Domingo)
M 3.0 13 km SW
from La Romana
Apr 11, 2024 03:41AM
(Santo Domingo)
M 2.5 260 km ESE
from La Romana
Apr 10, 2024 08:37PM
(Santo Domingo)
M 3.2 7 km SE
from Salcedo
Apr 10, 2024 07:58AM
(Santo Domingo)
M 2.1 182 km ESE
from Punta Cana
Apr 10, 2024 07:19AM
(Santo Domingo)
M 2.3 174 km ESE
from Punta Cana
Apr 10, 2024 07:10AM
(Santo Domingo)
M 3.4 49 km SE
from Punta Cana
Apr 10, 2024 04:35AM
(Santo Domingo)
M 2.6 175 km ESE
from Punta Cana
Apr 10, 2024 02:57AM
(Santo Domingo)
M 3.1 48 km NE
from Santo Domingo
Apr 9, 2024 10:16PM
(Santo Domingo)
M 3.1 136 km E
from Punta Cana
Apr 9, 2024 06:51PM
(Santo Domingo)
M 2.4 176 km ESE
from Punta Cana

Map of Latest Earthquakes near Dominican Republic

Dominican Republic Earthquake Statistics

Average Earthquakes:
66 Yearly
Within 300 km, Mag 4+, last 10 years
Latest Earthquake:
Mag 3.5
Apr 13, 2024 15:59

Average

A total of 660 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or above have struck within 300 km (186 mi) of Dominican Republic in the past 10 years. This comes down to a yearly average of 66 earthquakes per year, or 5 per month. On average an earthquake will hit near Dominican Republic roughly every 5 days.

A relatively large number of earthquakes occurred near Dominican Republic in 2020. A total of 164 earthquakes (mag 4+) were detected within 300 km of Dominican Republic that year. The strongest had a 6.4 magnitude.

Yearly Earthquakes within 300 km (186 mi) of Dominican Republic with a magnitude of 4 or above.

Magnitude Distribution

The table below visualizes the distribution of all earthquakes that occurred within 300km of Dominican Republic in the past 10 years. No earthquakes with a magnitude of 7 or above have occurred near Dominican Republic during this time. Usually, higher magnitudes are less common than lower magnitudes. Small earthquakes with a magnitude below 4 on the Richter scale have been omitted from this overview.

Earthquakes by magnitude near Dominican Republic (past 10 years).
Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
Mag. 4 621 94.09%
Mag. 5 37 5.61%
Mag. 6 2 0.3%
Mag. 7 0 0.0%
Mag. 8 0 0.0%
Mag. 9 0 0.0%
Mag. 10 0 0.0%

Strongest earthquakes near Dominican Republic

Strongest in 10 years:
Mag 6.4
On Jan 7, 2020 04:24.
Strongest since 1900:
Mag 7.8
On Aug 4, 1946 12:51.

The strongest recent earthquake of the past 10 years near Dominican Republic occurred on Jan 7, 2020 04:24 local time (America/Santo_Domingo timezone). It had a magnitude of 6.4 and struck 185 kilometers (115 mi) east-southeast of Punta Cana, at a depth of 9 km. Discover more strong earthquakes near Dominican Republic in the list below.

A longer time ago, a MAG-7.8 earthquake struck on Aug 4, 1946 12:51, 78 kilometers (48 mi) east-southeast of San Pedro de Macorís. It is the strongest earthquake near Dominican Republic in the past 124 years (Our data goes back to January 1st, 1900).

In the table below you will find the strongest earthquakes that occurred near Dominican Republic in the past 10 years. You can use the tabs to find the heaviest historic earthquakes since the year 1900 or within a specific year or distance from Dominican Republic.

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List of strongest earthquakes near Dominican Republic.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
Jan 7, 2020 04:24AM
(Santo Domingo)
M 6.4 185 km ESE
from Punta Cana
Sep 23, 2019 11:23PM
(Santo Domingo)
M 6.0 131 km ENE
from Punta Cana
Jan 11, 2020 08:54AM
(Santo Domingo)
M 5.9 178 km ESE
from Punta Cana
Oct 6, 2018 08:11PM
(Santo Domingo)
M 5.9 251 km WNW
from Santiago de los Caballeros
May 28, 2014 05:15PM
(Santo Domingo)
M 5.8 78 km ESE
from La Romana
Jan 6, 2020 06:32AM
(Santo Domingo)
M 5.8 185 km ESE
from Punta Cana
Jan 7, 2020 04:34AM
(Santo Domingo)
M 5.6 245 km ESE
from La Romana
Jan 7, 2020 07:18AM
(Santo Domingo)
M 5.6 236 km E
from La Romana
May 2, 2020 07:13AM
(Santo Domingo)
M 5.4 243 km ESE
from La Romana
Feb 16, 2023 02:50AM
(Santo Domingo)
M 5.4 272 km WNW
from San Juan de la Maguana

Map of Strongest Earthquakes near Dominican Republic

Earthquakes by region of Dominican Republic

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Frequently Asked Questions

These questions are commonly asked in relation to earthquakes occurring near Dominican Republic.

When was the last earthquake in Dominican Republic?

A 3.5 magnitude earthquake hit near Dominican Republic on the afternoon of April 13, 2024 at 15:59 local time (America/Santo_Domingo). The center of this earthquake was located 3km south-southeast of Punta Cana at a depth of 7km under land. Check the list on our website for any earthquakes occurring near Dominican Republic in the past hours.

What was the strongest earthquake near Dominican Republic?

A 7.8 magnitude earthquake hit near Dominican Republic on the afternoon of August 4, 1946 at 12:51 local time (America/Santo_Domingo). The center of this earthquake was located 78km north-northeast of San Pedro de Macorís at a depth of 15km under water in the North Atlantic Ocean. This is the strongest earthquake that occurred near Dominican Republic since the year 1900.

How often do earthquakes occur near Dominican Republic?

In the past 10 years, 660 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or higher occurred within a 300 kilometer range from Dominican Republic. This averages to 66 earthquakes yearly, or one earthquake every 6 days.