Sismicité historique de la France 
Antilles-Guyane-Mer des Caraïbes 

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Characteristic of the earthquake
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Identity: 9000506 
Date of the earthquake: 29 December 1897
Time of the earthquake: 6 h 32 min 31 sec 
Nature of the shock: ok 
Epicentral region: NORD REPUBLIQUE DOMINICAINE − REPUBLIQUE DOMINICAINE 

Geographic co-ordinates (degrees, sexagesimal minutes) 
Longitude: 71° 01' W, Latitude: 19° 38' N
Reliability index: Strongly assumed location (
Intensity at the epicentre (according to the MSK 1964 macro-seismic scale): 
Intensity:   8  
Reliability index: Not very certain (C
 

Source : BRGM / SisFrance-Antilles