Light Earthquake Near La Romana in the Dominican Republic

Above: a map of the quake

By the Caribbean Journal staff

The Dominican Republic was shaken by a light earthquake on Sunday evening, according to the United States Geological Survey.

The quake’s epicentre was about 4 kilometres east of La Romana, and about 111 kilometres east of the capital, Santo Domingo.

The quake struck at about 7:34 PM local time in the Dominican Republic, according to the USGS.

The quake was felt from Santo Domingo to San Cristobal. There were no reports of damage or injuries.