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Light mag. 4.0 earthquake - MONA PASSAGE, PUERTO RICO on Monday, 22 February 2016

Light mag. 4.0 earthquake  - MONA PASSAGE, PUERTO RICO on Monday, 22 February 2016
Date & time: Mon, 22 Feb 13:21:33 UTC
Magnitude: 4.0
Depth: 16.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 18.05°N / 67.21°W (Puerto Rico)
Nearest volcano: Saba (424 km)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 6.3*10^10 J (17.5 MWh / 15.1 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Mon, 22 Feb 2016
Mon, 22 Feb 13:21 UTCM 4.0 / 16 km- 3km SW of Puerto Real, Puerto RicoUSGS

"I felt it" reports:
Mayaguez, Puerto Rico (19.6 km NNE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking)
san juan (126.6 km ENE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking) (via app)
Las Marias. Buena Vista Barrio (34.1 km NE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): I heard the rumble and thought, that sounds like an earthquake. Shaking started at 9:22 am and lasted approximently 7 seconds. I am located in the mountains and on the top floor of a two story concrete house.
Hormigueros / MMI VI (Strong shaking)
Puerto Real, Cabo Rojo, PR (4.3 km NE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking) (via app)
San Germán (Puerto Rico) (5 km SE from epicenter)(no details): Esta en la universidad y se sintió fuerte (via EMSC)
Aguada (Puerto Rico) (33 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Se sintió bastante. (via EMSC)
(Puerto Rico) (10 km E from epicenter)(no details): Se escucho un ruido fuerte se sintio vibración. (via EMSC)
San Germán (Puerto Rico) (17 km E from epicenter)(no details): Se sintio bastante fuerte diria yo (via EMSC)
Aguadilla (Puerto Rico) (46 km N from epicenter)(no details): Se sintio como una explosión profunda pero no se movio mucho,muy poco (via EMSC)
Mayagüez (Puerto Rico) (18 km N from epicenter)(no details): Only a couple of seconds. (via EMSC)
Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Mon, 22 Feb 17:59 UTCM 3.2 / 28 km - [info] PUERTO RICO REGION[Map]EMSC
Tue, 23 Feb 2016
Tue, 23 Feb 10:58 UTCM 2.8 / 91 km - [info] MONA PASSAGE, PUERTO RICO[Map]EMSC
Thu, 25 Feb 2016
Thu, 25 Feb 10:19 UTCM 2.8 / 66 km - [info]- 49km N of Culebra, Puerto Rico[Map]USGS
Thu, 25 Feb 12:17 UTCM 3.1 / 47 km - [info] MONA PASSAGE, PUERTO RICO[Map]EMSC
Fri, 26 Feb 2016 (9 earthquakes)
Fri, 26 Feb 03:50 UTCM 2.7 / 15 km - [info] PUERTO RICO REGION[Map]EMSC
Fri, 26 Feb 04:27 UTCM 2.6 / 72 km - [info]- 28km NW of San Antonio, Puerto Rico[Map]USGS
Fri, 26 Feb 04:59 UTCM 3.0 / 85 km - [info] PUERTO RICO REGION[Map]EMSC
Fri, 26 Feb 08:06 UTCM 3.7 / 144 km - [info] DOMINICAN REPUBLIC[Map]EMSC
Fri, 26 Feb 09:39 UTCM 3.0 / 86 km - [info] PUERTO RICO REGION[Map]EMSC
Fri, 26 Feb 11:45 UTCM 2.8 / 10 km - [info] PUERTO RICO[Map]EMSC
Fri, 26 Feb 18:39 UTCM 2.7 / 7 km - [info] MONA PASSAGE, PUERTO RICO[Map]EMSC
Fri, 26 Feb 18:39 UTCM 2.7 / 7 km - [info]- 18km WNW of Puerto Real, Puerto Rico[Map]USGS
Fri, 26 Feb 23:29 UTCM 2.9 / 107 km - [info] MONA PASSAGE, PUERTO RICO[Map]EMSC
Sat, 27 Feb 2016
Sat, 27 Feb 00:55 UTCM 3.2 / 11 km - [info] PUERTO RICO[Map]EMSC
Sat, 27 Feb 00:58 UTCM 2.6 / 9 km - [info] PUERTO RICO[Map]EMSC
Sat, 27 Feb 01:35 UTCM 3.0 / 7 km - [info] PUERTO RICO[Map]EMSC
Sat, 27 Feb 13:33 UTCM 2.7 / 16 km - [info] PUERTO RICO REGION[Map]EMSC
Sat, 27 Feb 19:26 UTCM 2.7 / 48 km - [info] PUERTO RICO REGION[Map]EMSC
Sun, 28 Feb 2016 (6 earthquakes)
Sun, 28 Feb 02:21 UTCM 2.9 / 18 km - [info] MONA PASSAGE, PUERTO RICO[Map]EMSC
Sun, 28 Feb 03:36 UTCM 3.6 / 101 km - [info] DOMINICAN REPUBLIC REGION[Map]EMSC
Sun, 28 Feb 12:18 UTCM 3.3 / 79 km - [info] PUERTO RICO REGION[Map]EMSC
Sun, 28 Feb 14:22 UTCM 2.6 / 47 km - [info]- 38km NNE of Vieques, Puerto Rico[Map]USGS
Sun, 28 Feb 15:21 UTCM 2.6 / 15 km - [info] PUERTO RICO REGION[Map]EMSC
Sun, 28 Feb 20:36 UTCM 3.0 / 7 km - [info] MONA PASSAGE, PUERTO RICO[Map]EMSC
Mon, 29 Feb 2016 (6 earthquakes)
Mon, 29 Feb 05:06 UTCM 2.7 / 50 km - [info]- 57km N of Hatillo, Puerto Rico[Map]USGS
Mon, 29 Feb 06:06 UTCM 3.2 / 29 km - [info] PUERTO RICO REGION[Map]EMSC
Mon, 29 Feb 06:20 UTCM 2.7 / 60 km - [info]- 42km N of Brenas, Puerto Rico[Map]USGS
Mon, 29 Feb 06:28 UTCM 3.2 / 53 km - [info] PUERTO RICO REGION[Map]EMSC
Mon, 29 Feb 17:13 UTCM 2.6 / 21 km - [info] MONA PASSAGE, PUERTO RICO[Map]EMSC
Mon, 29 Feb 23:44 UTCM 2.9 / 14 km - [info] MONA PASSAGE, PUERTO RICO[Map]EMSC
Tue, 1 Mar 2016 (7 earthquakes)
Tue, 1 Mar 02:48 UTCM 2.9 / 68 km - [info]- 1km SE of Mayaguez, Puerto Rico[Map]USGS
Tue, 1 Mar 08:12 UTCM 2.6 / 10 km - [info] PUERTO RICO REGION[Map]EMSC
Tue, 1 Mar 10:11 UTCM 2.6 / 53 km - [info] PUERTO RICO REGION[Map]EMSC
Tue, 1 Mar 10:41 UTCM 2.7 / 17 km - [info] PUERTO RICO REGION[Map]EMSC
Tue, 1 Mar 13:30 UTCM 3.0 / 116 km - [info] SAN JUAN URBAN AREA, PUERTO RICO[Map]EMSC
Tue, 1 Mar 18:23 UTCM 3.8 / 156 km - [info]- 34km SSW of Boca de Yuma, Dominican Republic[Map]USGS
Tue, 1 Mar 21:18 UTCM 2.9 / 28 km - [info] PUERTO RICO REGION[Map]EMSC
Wed, 2 Mar 2016
Wed, 2 Mar 04:00 UTCM 2.8 / 15 km - [info] PUERTO RICO REGION[Map]EMSC
Wed, 2 Mar 04:12 UTCM 2.6 / 75 km - [info] PUERTO RICO REGION[Map]EMSC
Thu, 3 Mar 2016
Thu, 3 Mar 07:06 UTCM 3.7 / 123 km - [info] MONA PASSAGE, PUERTO RICO[Map]EMSC
Thu, 3 Mar 14:45 UTCM 2.9 / 58 km - [info] PUERTO RICO REGION[Map]EMSC
Fri, 4 Mar 2016
Fri, 4 Mar 00:26 UTCM 2.9 / 38 km - [info] PUERTO RICO REGION[Map]EMSC
Sat, 5 Mar 2016
Sat, 5 Mar 17:55 UTCM 3.0 / 122 km - [info]- Mona Passage[Map]USGS
Sun, 6 Mar 2016
Sun, 6 Mar 04:07 UTCM 2.7 / 54 km - [info] PUERTO RICO REGION[Map]EMSC
Sun, 6 Mar 04:45 UTCM 3.3 / 58 km - [info] PUERTO RICO REGION[Map]EMSC
Sun, 6 Mar 20:29 UTCM 3.3 / 9 km - [info] PUERTO RICO REGION[Map]EMSC
Sun, 6 Mar 23:29 UTCM 2.7 / 12 km - [info] PUERTO RICO REGION[Map]EMSC
Wed, 9 Mar 2016
Wed, 9 Mar 10:17 UTCM 2.6 / 10 km - [info]- 16km S of Arroyo, Puerto Rico[Map]USGS
Wed, 9 Mar 18:27 UTCM 3.0 / 12 km - [info] PUERTO RICO REGION[Map]EMSC
Wed, 9 Mar 20:41 UTCM 3.1 / 35 km - [info] PUERTO RICO REGION[Map]EMSC

 

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