A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (mg/mb) has striked on Wednesday, 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Pedro Garcia in Dominican Republic. The temblor was reported at 03:58:18 / 3:58 pm (local time epicenter) at a depth of 22 km (14 miles). Global time of event 2015-02-18 07:58:18 UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has been issued near Pedro Garcia in Dominican Republic, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Exact location of event, longitude -70.643 West, latitude 19.685 North, depth 22 km.
Close countries, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop). The epicenter was 27 km (16 miles) from Santiago de los Caballeros (c. 1 200 000 pop), 13 km (8 miles) from Puerto Plata (c. 146 000 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from San Francisco de Macorís (c. 124 800 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Concepción de La Vega (c. 102 400 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Bonao (c. 73 300 pop). Nearest city, towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Villa Riva, Las Matas de Santa Cruz, Nagua.
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