A third earthquake rattles Dominican Republic’s south region

October 18, 2012 DOMINCIAN REPUBLICA 4.7 magnitude  quake rattled the Central Mountain towns of Padre las Casas and Constanza Tuesday night, panicking residents. It’s the third moderate tremor in as many days in the country’s south-central region, felt in several towns in the area. According to the United States Geodetic Survey, the quake occurred at 11:30pm, at a depth of 12.7 kilometers (around 8 miles). Inhabitants of the villages of Guayabal and Sabana Yegua also felt the shake and another, less intense aftershock minutes later. No damages have been reported thus far. –Dominican Today
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