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1984 Dominican Republic earthquake

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Origin time  11:17:14 UTC
Depth  35 km
Max. intensity  VII (Very strong)
Magnitude  6.7 Mw
Type  Oblique-slip
1984 Dominican Republic earthquake
Date  24 June 1984 (1984-06-24)

On June 24, 1984, a magnitude 6.7 Mw earthquake occurred off the southern coast of the Dominican Republic. Its epicenter was located 370 kilometres (230 mi) east of the epicenter of the 2010 Haiti earthquake. The USGS estimates that 320,000 people were affected at intensity VII (Very strong) and 2,964,000 at intensity VI (Strong), resulting in an estimated five fatalities.

References

1984 Dominican Republic earthquake Wikipedia


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