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Light mag. 4.6 earthquake - 15km SSW of Jobos, Puerto Rico on Tuesday, 12 March 2019

Light mag. 4.6 earthquake  - 15km SSW of Jobos, Puerto Rico on Tuesday, 12 March 2019
Mar 12 13:25: Magnitude recalculated from 4.8 to 4.7.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 11.7 to 10.0 km.
Mar 12 15:12: Magnitude recalculated from 4.7 to 4.6.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 10.0 to 13.0 km.
Date & time: Tuesday, 12 March 2019 13:08 UTC
Local time at epicenter: 2019-03-12 09:08:57 -04:00
Magnitude: 4.6
Depth: 13.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 17.93°N / 66.1798°W (Puerto Rico)
Nearest volcano: Saba (308 km)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 5*10^11 J (139 MWh / 120 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Tue, 12 Mar 2019
Tue, 12 Mar 13:08 UTCM 4.7 / 10 kmPuerto Rico RegionGFZ
Tue, 12 Mar 13:08 UTCM 4.7 / 8 kmPuerto Rico RegionEMSC

"I felt it" reports:
Guayama Hospoh tal Menonita / MMI VII (Very strong shaking)
Toa Alta Puerto Rico / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
(21.8 km N from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Universidad del Sagrado Corazón / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Caguas (1.4 km N from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
(46.4 km N from epicenter) [Map] / not felt: Did not feel the quake at all.i live in the hato rey,sa juan area.
Humacao PR / MMI VI (Strong shaking): There was a strong sound before the shaking.... Sounded like a truck out in the street.
(58.5 km N from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): My Office in Hato Rey PR my chair slides to the right. !!!!
Freedom, ME / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Shaking and shivering ever since I flew home from Aguadilla on March 11.
Guaynabo, Puerto Rico / MMI III (Weak shaking): All of my coworkers and myself could feel the floor shaking a bit. We knew it was an earthquake from the beginning. It lasted a few seconds. Some objects affixed to walls were moving.
Punta Santiago, Humacao / MMI V (Moderate shaking): I was watching CNN news and suddenly I felt something shaking underneath, so I called my daughter and we went out our house in case there was another one. Thanks God there was no sequel.
TOA BAJA / MMI IV (Light shaking): Felt like a wave.
Toa Baja in my house / MMI V (Moderate shaking): I was walking toward my room and lost motion of my steps and fell down
Bayamon / MMI IV (Light shaking): Was sleeping, vibration and a low rumble noise woke me up.
San Juan / MMI V (Moderate shaking): All computers started shacking, the office in the 10th floor felt unstable.
Jayuya Puerto rico / not felt
San Juan (54.6 km NNE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Cayey, puerto rico / MMI V (Moderate shaking): It was like a huge stone moved under my house
Cayey / MMI V (Moderate shaking): It was like a big stone moved suddenly under my house
Villalba / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Strong noise then shaking for about 2-3 seconds. Stopped and shaked again. Dogs barking and empty glass turned over
(55 km NNE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Camuy / not felt
Luquillo PR (67.2 km NE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking): It came in with the wind. Strong shudder in floor felt. Woke my mom who was dozing
Olympoc Hills, Las Piedras, PR. 00771 / MMI VI (Strong shaking): I was coming out of the master bedroom into a hallway and then the living room and I felt the vibrations, on walls, windows. It felt that we were moving horizontaly from right to left and so on, and of course the noise, as if a big truck was aproaching. I believed there were more than one earthquake in the same range of 4.6.
Guayama (9.5 km NE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking): I was waiting at the Dr. Office, when of a sudden heard a rolling thunder coming from my right side moving to the left, my chair started shaking and stopping with a strong (boom) then continue fading away. I thought it was a truck hitting the buildings.
Salinas Puerto Rico / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Guayama Puerto-Rico / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Horrible
9th floor court yard Marriott isle verde / MMI IV (Light shaking): Heard a large boom in floor then felt chair I was sitting move and room swaying
(56 km N from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Humacao / MMI V (Moderate shaking): My house shaked. The feeling from my bedroom to across the house.
Ponce, Puerto Rico / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Juncos / MMI IV (Light shaking): I heard noise, like thunder or something mega heavy and my chair moved. It was quite scary
Humacao, PR / MMI VII (Very strong shaking): Seating in my sofa I felt the shaking, it was only for seconds, but strong!!
San Juan, Puerto Rico / MMI V (Moderate shaking): First heard noise like a rumble and then came the shaking. The 17" TV, cups, and some other small objects fell from the desk. The cat was overwhelmed and went running under a shelf.
GUZMAN ABAJO, RIO GRANDE P.R. BY ROUT 66 LAS EXIT / MMI VI (Strong shaking): I FELT THE EARTH QUAKE. IT WAS THE FLOOR OF MY APARTMENT FELT LIKE IT WAS GOING TO CRACK OPEN. RIO GRANDE, P.R.
San Juan, Puerto Rico / MMI VI (Strong shaking): A 17" TV fell from the desk, some cups, and jewelry.
Caimito, San Juan PR (48.7 km NNE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking): Moved to alert my wife. By then it had stopped shaking.
The Puerto Rico capitol building annex 2nd floor / MMI IV (Light shaking): Just felt the earth move
Santa Isabel PR / MMI VII (Very strong shaking): The quake woke me up from a deep sleep
Guaynabo / MMI V (Moderate shaking): A very loud sound during shaking. Felt strong for 3 seconds.
(54.8 km NNE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): Felt light rocking sensation about 2 per secont
caguas / MMI VI (Strong shaking)
(7428.8 km NE from epicenter) [Map] / not felt
Carolina , Puerto Rico / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Mayaguez / not felt
Rio Piedras (54.5 km NNE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Hospital Auxilio mutuo / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Dorado Puerto Rico / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Dorado / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Naranjito / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Vega Baja PR / MMI II (Very weak shaking): I was having breakfast and felt table seat moving
Hato Rey / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Bayamon / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Bayamon Puerto Rico / MMI IV (Light shaking)
bayamon / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Aibonito / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Heard a loud boom and then the shaking followed.
Peñuelas / MMI V (Moderate shaking): The dogs and cows were going nervous, and strong noise.
San Juan (53.3 km N from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Luquillo puerto rico / MMI II (Very weak shaking): Seated at work felt slight shake at floor level .
Guayama / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Crashing sound for 4 minutes from backyard. I thought the solar panels were falling off back porch foundation & then maybe a truck accident on back hwy
Gurabo / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Cidra / MMI VI (Strong shaking)
Bayamon / MMI III (Weak shaking)
(54.3 km NNE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
Bayamón / MMI VI (Strong shaking): Sudden initial shake, then soft decreasing movement
(19.1 km N from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Dr. Noelia Rodriguez Pérez Medical Office (57.5 km NNE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking): It was scary
Aguirre, Salinas (5.6 km WNW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI VI (Strong shaking): A big sound occurred, then I heard vibrations but don’t feel it. The a massive sound, and we fall. Tha sensation was a fall up to down one time.
Juncos / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Cause haciendo San jose / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Felt like a truck was passing by and I was shaken as i was asleep
Guaynabo (62.7 km N from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Quintas Reales Guaynabo (48.5 km N from epicenter) [Map] / MMI VI (Strong shaking)
Salinas PR / MMI V (Moderate shaking): I did felt the earthquake about 9:10 in the morning March 13 2019 my home shake very strong my windows almost fall off, not damaged to my home but very scary experience.
Guayama / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Tus Alta High / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
(56.7 km NNE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Gusynabo / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Fajardo courthouse where I work (61.3 km N from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): Nauseated
Rio Grande (67.7 km NE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking): Felt like a huge guest of wind blew through the house. Very quick and it was over.
(39.1 km NNE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Jamaica / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
Cayey / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Ft. Buchanan / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Strong loud noise and abrubtly shaking.
Puerto Rico, Gurabo / MMI V (Moderate shaking): It was today. March 12 2019 in the mourning,i was still half asleep when suddently i felt the shaking for just a couple of seconds. Not everybody felt it because i asked my grandfather and grandmother if they felt anything while they were gone,but they dint felt at all.
Municipality of Arroyo / MMI VI (Strong shaking): I live in Ponce but work in Arroyo... I was sitting down at my office when I felt movement and then heard a roar from the ground...immediately a hard shake that lasted 1 or 2 seconds...
(53.1 km N from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Caguas Puerto Rico / MMI IV (Light shaking): I felt ir.
Carolina (59.8 km NNE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Rio Grande, PR / MMI IV (Light shaking): I was sitting in chair at desk inside hotel room when my chair starting sliding and moving
Caguas / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Very scary experience.
(54.2 km N from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
San juan (58.7 km N from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
Ponce, Claro central office / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Caguas / MMI IV (Light shaking): Ordinary. I knew was an earthquake but moderate. Without panic.
Las piedras, Puerto Rico / MMI VI (Strong shaking)
Guayama (10.3 km ENE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI VI (Strong shaking)
(38.4 km NNE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
(21.2 km NW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): We heard a loud boom as if something had hit the house. A few seconds later, there was some shaking and some rumbling noise that lasted about 10 seconds. I was inside the house and my partner was outs. We both felt it.
(53.9 km N from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
(58.3 km N from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Santa Isabel (22.6 km WNW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Río Grande Puerto Rico / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Carolina / MMI VI (Strong shaking)
Toa Alta / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Nothing fell, but the shake was strong and alarming. Lasted a few seconds. This is my first experience with earthquake and I to never experience anything worse. I thought someone crashed a car into my house!
Guayama, PR / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Río Piedras / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Up and down movement felt on chair, desk. Glass windows and gypsum walls vibrated. I was on a second floor, of a four story building.
Ponce / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Carolina / not felt: I was doing a college assignment at my house, and I didn't felt the EQ because I was concentrated. But I had my dog next to me, and near the tims the EQ happened, my dog was next to me and I heard her making a weird noise and saw her shaking and scared AF, but I thought it was only her trying to trick me with her goofiness.
San Juan Puerto Rico (54.5 km NNE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Santa Mónica, Bayamón / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Heavy sound, strong shake. Dog was alarmed.
I felt it. / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Villa Carolina 5th section / not felt: We had a light outage for a few minutes in the evening, and my dog & the neighbors dogs were hollowing & barking severely out of the Normal, & my dog ran to me & she was shaking & wouldn't leave my side at all & barely let me walk, protecting me, now that startled me! But I don't know if this also, had anything to do with the EQ since I honestly did NOT feel anything & since we have been having outages almost daily over a month now, that I didn't think anything of it! God Bless Us All!
Río grande (15.4 km NNE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Ponce Puerto Ric / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Bronx, New York / MMI IX (Violent shaking)
Arroyo close to town school / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Yabucoa / MMI V (Moderate shaking): I was cooking and my family was in the living room. It was very strong and I live up on a mountain. Before the earthquake happened I heard a loud sound almost like train coming.
Bayamon / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
San Juan / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Rio Piedras 21379 / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Like a wave
Ponce / MMI III (Weak shaking): I was in the fifth floor of the courthouse. Felt building shaking
GUAYAMA Puerto Rico / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
Bayamon / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Plaxa Las Américas / MMI III (Weak shaking)
TOA BAJA / MMI VI (Strong shaking)
Cayey (20.7 km N from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Was teaching a class at UPR Cayey. It was in an amphitheater so there was no place to go under. Since it’s a first floor and the exit was close we all left the building hurriedly.
Ponce (46.3 km W from epicenter) [Map] / MMI VI (Strong shaking)(via app)
Humacao / MMI V (Moderate shaking): First experience of an earthquake was in a fixed chair and felt like it was a rocking chair
Guayama / MMI VI (Strong shaking): I thought I was going to die
Caguas / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
cataño (58.1 km N from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking)(via app)
San Juan, PR / MMI III (Weak shaking): Gentle rocking/swaying of the building, for about 15 - 20 seconds.
GuaynaboPR / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Guayama / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
(7.2 km ENE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI VI (Strong shaking): I was inside my car, and it moved sideways strong like a jump movement. Strange..
Yabucoa / MMI VI (Strong shaking)
Cayey, Puerto Rico / MMI VII (Very strong shaking)
Guaynabo / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Rio Grande, PR / MMI V (Moderate shaking): The bed shaked, a few jolts were felt but not long just seconds.
El Legado Golf Course (4.1 km NE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI VI (Strong shaking)
(36.1 km NNE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking)
San Juan, Puerto Rico / MMI III (Weak shaking)
(30.1 km ENE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Light to strong movement as a wave under my feats. Some things fall from the desk, glass windows made a creak sound
San Juan, PR (56.7 km N from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking): First I heard a noise like a generator turned on (actually this did not happen) and then started a back and forth rocking motion. I was on an 8th floor.
San Juan, Puerto Rico / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
(61.2 km NNW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Barceloneta, / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Orocovis / MMI VII (Very strong shaking)
Humacao, PR (44.9 km ENE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking): I was at my computer. Some remodeling at my house. I thought equipment had gone haywire... my house literally started shaking, parrots started screaming, dogs barking. Man putting up bathroom floor tiles totally lost it! I felt this "tremor" and usually don't consider them much, compared to the ones I've felt before and I'm from CA.
Yauco, Puerto Rico / not felt: Didn't feel a thing and I was on a 2nd floor.
I was in Guayama and in saint patricks bilingual s / MMI V (Moderate shaking): I was taking class the all of the sudden tables started shaking we ran into emergency positions the shaking continued for the last 10 to 20 seconds
Old San Juan / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
6300 IslaVerdeAv, Carolina,puerto Rico (10th floor / MMI III (Weak shaking): 10th floor. Carolina(Isla Verde) Puerto Rico condo Two light tremors within 20 seconds. 9:10am.
Cidra / MMI V (Moderate shaking): it was moderate and fast but with a quick violent shake
SAN JUAN (52.7 km N from epicenter) [Map] / MMI VI (Strong shaking): I was in bed and it started shaking very strongly and there was a tremor under my bed that produced a sound, like a humming. It lasted some 45 seconds but felt like longer.
Santa Isabel / MMI V (Moderate shaking): My house shake like jello.
San Juan, PR / MMI IV (Light shaking)
(57.5 km WNW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI VIII (Severe shaking)(via app)
Miramar, San Juan (52.9 km N from epicenter) [Map] / MMI VI (Strong shaking): Wheeled desk chair on smooth floor started moving back and forth. I live on the 9th floor so I generally feel even smaller tremors
Guayama / MMI V (Moderate shaking): A couple of los explosiones and then the movement.
Bayamon / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Ciales / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Carolina, PR / MMI IV (Light shaking): Felt floor movement side to side. One big shake.
Utuado, Puerto Rico / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
Ponce / MMI IV (Light shaking): All the electric lamps wobbled from side to side.
Humacao Puerto Rico / MMI III (Weak shaking): Very short duration. Felt like someone dropped a 2 ton weight on the building
Salinas, PR / MMI V (Moderate shaking): I was located inside a warehouse...and sudenly everything started to shake and there was a loud noise...maybe from the roof and walls
Caguas / MMI IV (Light shaking)
CAGUAS / MMI VI (Strong shaking): Very shaky
San Juan (57 km NNE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Piñas, Toa Alta / MMI IV (Light shaking): Sitting outside, felt the whole house shake/move. Thought a massive tree fell on the property.
Carolina PR (12.3 km NE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): My house vibrated for about 30 seconds it was a little difficult to walk.
Ciales (56.3 km WNW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking): Little jolt
Bayamon / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Bda, Marin, Guayama / MMI VI (Strong shaking): I was in the shower when I loss my balance. The shake surprised me and it felt as if something was coming through the walls. I ran to my mother as she was trying to get grip of herself. We both where more shock rhan afraid. It was sudden but it will be memorable. Our home is not cement and everything rattled out of its place.
Fajardo,PR / MMI II (Very weak shaking): I was on 2nd floor,sitting on bed. Shook for about 2 seconds,sideways motion,nothing broken. I’m from Washington state, so have felt light tremors before.
Arecibo / MMI IV (Light shaking)
LAS PIEDRAS (42.1 km NE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): Felt for 2 seconds, maybe 3. Very shallow.
Guaynabo / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
San Lorenzo Puerto Rico / MMI V (Moderate shaking): I was talking on the phone and my chair was shaking so I ran outside
Morovis, bo. pasto (42.1 km NW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking)(via app)
San Lorenzo / MMI IV (Light shaking): Was sitting on my couch, felt like i was sitting on top of a washing machine!
Bayamon, PR / MMI IV (Light shaking)
San Lorenzo Puerto Rico / MMI VI (Strong shaking): I was in a bar stool talking on the phone when I felt the shaking and ran outside I am here on vacation from New York
Caguas / MMI III (Weak shaking): I saw some pictures and a small mirror shaking. I also felt my bed moving. It only lasted a few seconds.
Guayama / MMI V (Moderate shaking): This is the second shake Ive ever experienced. I was terrified, and I was at school. Luckily no one was harmed.
(29.1 km NE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IX (Violent shaking)(via app)
San juan / MMI III (Weak shaking)
CAGUAS / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Guaynabo / MMI VI (Strong shaking): On tenth floor everything moved and felt very string
Beech mountain / MMI IV (Light shaking): Isla verde, building vibrated weird feeling
luquillo / MMI IV (Light shaking)
32750 / not felt
Guaynabo / MMI IV (Light shaking): I had a meeting with visitors and it suddenly started. We all stayed quiet and the first reaction of the visitor was "Is this common in Puerto Rico"? My answer "They can be quite common but we normally do not feel them".
Bayamon, PR / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Isla verde / MMI II (Very weak shaking): The building was swaying lightly on the 10th floor
San Juan, PR / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Guayama PR / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Every thing was shaking very loudly i heard loud bangs and immediately got under the table. It was the first earthquake I had ever felt and it was scary.
United states of America. Worcester Ma / MMI IV (Light shaking): Unbelievable
Pozuelo guayama Puerto rico (9.2 km NE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI VI (Strong shaking): I was in my bedroom and it felt like a massive wave going across my bedroom..it shook everything...pretty scary (via app)
San Juan (58.6 km N from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
00727 / MMI III (Weak shaking)
San Juan Pr / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Fajardo / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
Dorado / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Yabucoa / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Guayama / MMI V (Moderate shaking): It was very short but strong.
Miramar, San Juan (59.4 km N from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking): I was in bed in a hotel on the 11th floor, the bed was rocking back and forth
Barranquitas (53.2 km SSW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
San Juan Puerto Rico / MMI IV (Light shaking): Woke me up from bed felt the bed rocking for about 8 seconds
Manati PR (402.9 km WNW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking)(via app)
Bayamon, Puerto Rico / MMI VI (Strong shaking)
Guayama, Puerto Rico / MMI VII (Very strong shaking): Guayama, Puerto Rico
Cimarrona gusyama / MMI VII (Very strong shaking): Was standing cooking and felt like a truck was going to come through my house
(68 km NE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Salinas / MMI IV (Light shaking): In Salinas shaking accompanied by a very loud thunderous clap tha was less than2 seconds
San Juan (59.7 km NNE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking): Tourist on 11th floor in condo building. Laying in bed reading felt slight shaking and notice drapery pull strings moving.
(33.8 km WNW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): Bed shook (via app)
Olimpo, Guayama, PR / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Saw yard moving like a wave
Manatí, Puerto Rico / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Caguas, PR / MMI VI (Strong shaking)
Guaynabo / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Bayamon / MMI VI (Strong shaking)
Guayama, PR / MMI VI (Strong shaking)
(53.3 km N from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Caguas / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Aguadilla / not felt
SAN JUAN / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Condado, San Juan, Puerto Rico / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Club Cala, Humacao PR / MMI V (Moderate shaking): The building shook once and felt like a truck had crashed into the building. The sleeping teenagers were awoken from a deep sleep.
Corosal puerto rico / MMI V (Moderate shaking): I was still me bed when it hit. Felt it very clearly the house shaked and doors and windows frames made sounds of moment. Neigborhood animals began to make noise. I see no visible damage.
(32.4 km NNE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI VII (Very strong shaking)(via app)
Las Piedras / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
(54.8 km N from epicenter) [Map] / MMI VII (Very strong shaking)(via app)
Humacao / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Guayama Puerto Rico / MMI VI (Strong shaking): I was standing outside on the porch and I felt how my feet where shaking!!
(41.9 km NNW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI VIII (Severe shaking)(via app)
(63.9 km NNW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking)(via app)
COSVI, Basement, Rio Piedras (53.5 km NNE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking): Sitting on my desk. Felt chair and desk shake lightly but noticeable.
Humacao, puerto rico / MMI II (Very weak shaking): I was sleeping and I get up the noise and movement.
Palmas del Mar, Humacao / MMI III (Weak shaking)
(41.8 km NNE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): We first heard noise, sort of like a wave, getting closer. Then the shaking of the house and furniture for a second or two. Felt like a heavy truck going over a bridge. Everyone in the house felt it. Could definitely tell it was an earthquake.
Humacao pueblo fuerte (51.1 km NE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI VI (Strong shaking)(via app)
Guayama P.R. (12.5 km ENE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking)(via app)
Guamani Public School, Guayama Puerto Rico / MMI V (Moderate shaking): In Guamani Public Schools, located in Guayama, just 2km from the epicenter. We all were alarmed and were left distraught at the shaking. The desks in our classroom were shaking aswell. We have all remained call but many of us are a little scared.
San Juan Puerto Rico / MMI III (Weak shaking)
San Juan (Caparra Heights) (43.2 km N from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): Having breakfast. Felt table & glassware in cupboard shake, a light rattling sound.
Tia Baja PR / MMI IV (Light shaking)
(48.2 km N from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking)(via app)
San Juan / MMI IV (Light shaking)
(29.1 km NE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IX (Violent shaking)(via app)
Isla verde carolina / MMI III (Weak shaking): I was on the balcony and felt as though the porch was on wheels waving for a few seconds then it was gone.
Guaynabo / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Humacao, PR urb Palacios del Mar / MMI III (Weak shaking)
00907 / MMI VI (Strong shaking)
Caguas / MMI IV (Light shaking)
The Mall of San Juan, San Juan / MMI VI (Strong shaking)
Salinas,PR (13.5 km WNW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): Building shook for a couple of seconds
Guaynabo / MMI IV (Light shaking): Felt it in Guaynabo,PR
Guaynabo, PR / MMI IV (Light shaking)
BAYAMON / MMI VI (Strong shaking)
San Juan Puerto Rico (53.3 km N from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): Woke me up
(41.8 km NNE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Fort Buchanan / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
Isla Verde / not felt
Sheraton hotel 10th floor / MMI III (Weak shaking)
(36.9 km NNE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): We are on the fourth floor of the 4 Points by Sheraton in Caguas. The floor was moving on us and building swayed.
Luquillo / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Rio Grande, Puerto Rico / MMI IV (Light shaking): I was laying in bed and was quickly shaken/startled awake by the movement of the bed, and a rattling/rumbling sound of doors, etc.
San German, Puerto Rico (83.2 km W from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking)
(67 km NE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): we felt it in ceiba,puerto rico
Aguas Buenas (36.1 km N from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
801 PR-25, Miramar, PR 00907 9:08am / MMI IV (Light shaking): 801 PR-25, Miramar, San Juan, PR. The building swayed and bed seemed to sway in a circular pattern
Ponce / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
cidra pr (29.6 km N from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): Felt a sudden shaking at our house in Cidra lasting only a second or two. Much like a large truck going over a bridge. No damage to house or contents. Felt by everyone in the house.
Salinas, La Margarita 00751-2705 / MMI VI (Strong shaking): I perceived a humongous BOOM... More like a bomb then a swaying of the ground for less than 5 seconds. Pups upset. Ran outside looking for smoke....
Rio Hondo/ Bayamon PR. I was sitting on my bed and / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
00767 / MMI II (Very weak shaking): I was laying down when I felt it I'm in Yabucoa ,tejas
Caguas (32.9 km NNE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking): It was a quick but strong shake, lasting about a second or two
Humacao / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
(44.7 km WNW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking)(via app)
Guaynabo, PR (53.5 km N from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking): I felt it moderate I am on the 9th floor. Monitors and water shook. Most people around me also felt it.
Fajardo, Puerto Rico / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Caguas Puerto Rico (36 km NNE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking): The chair and table shook as if someone vigorously shaking it. Quickly got up .
overlooking Cayey, Puerto Rico, close to Hwy 1 / MMI IV (Light shaking): First I heard a rumble like thunder (clear sunny day). Then it felt like a loud explosion followed by more rumbling. The house shook, windows rattled. Didn't notice any dishes or pictures on walls displaced. Whew!
San Juan Centro Medico / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Guaynabo, PR / MMI II (Very weak shaking): Bed started shaking.
Recinto ciencias medicas / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Palmas Del Mar, PR / MMI IV (Light shaking): Our 5 story Condominium building rocked. I felt it and instantly knew it was an earthquake.
Manati / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Canovanas, Puerto Rico / MMI IV (Light shaking): I was sleeping and then I wake up
Guaynabo / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Coamo, Puerto Rico / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Santurce, San Juan, PR (58 km NNE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Humacao / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
(48.8 km N from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
carolina, puerto rico (55.5 km NNE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
San juan / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Dorado PR / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Río Piedras / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
Bayamón / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Isla verde (59.3 km NNE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking)
(60.2 km NNE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Gurabo, Puerto Rico / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Bayamón, PR / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
(56.1 km N from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)(via app)
Guaynabo / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
(57.4 km NNE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)(via app)
Morovis, PR (51.6 km NNW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI VIII (Severe shaking)(via app)
san juan / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Hato Rey Center / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Hato Rey Center shook like a 3 second washing machine. Felt a pressure drop alos, not sure if it had anything to do with the event.
San Juan, Puerto Rico (54.5 km NNE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
manati puerto rico / MMI IV (Light shaking)
(58.5 km NNE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking)
BO ESPINO SAN LORENZO / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
San Juan, PR / MMI IV (Light shaking): felt on a 4th floor
(57 km NNE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
(50.4 km N from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking)(via app)
Luquillo (68.8 km NE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)(via app)
Bayamon / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
San juan - centro medico / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Rio Piedras (52.6 km N from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking)(via app)
San Juan, Puerto Rico / MMI IV (Light shaking)
dorado / MMI IV (Light shaking)
(55.6 km NNE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)(via app)
San Juan. University of Puerto Rico Rio Piedras Ca / MMI IV (Light shaking)
(75.7 km NW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking)(via app)
(41.9 km NNW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI VII (Very strong shaking)(via app)
Toita (Puerto Rico) (25 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Fue una fuerte experiencia (via EMSC)
Pueblo Viejo (Puerto Rico) (57 km N from epicenter)(no details): Cobardes (via EMSC)
Cataño (Puerto Rico) (60 km N from epicenter)(no details): You mentioned that the quake was 14 hr ago....for us it was 10 hr ago. (via EMSC)
Guayama (Puerto Rico) (10 km N from epicenter)(no details): Se sintio muy fuerte!! Como una explosion y luego temblo (via EMSC)
Pueblo Viejo (Puerto Rico) (57 km N from epicenter)(no details): Wow a la hora de la verdad son unos miedosos. Que fácil es quejarse más bien aprendan a estar preparados. Con lamentos no se hace nada. (via EMSC)
Bayamón (Puerto Rico) (33 km N from epicenter)(no details): Muy fuerte!!! (via EMSC)
Quinto (Puerto Rico) (51 km W from epicenter)(no details): The bed was rocking away side by side like a hammock or a boat in wavy sea for about what felt like at least half a minute... (via EMSC)
Guayama (Puerto Rico) (10 km N from epicenter)(no details): mala experincia (via EMSC)
Victoria (Puerto Rico) (121 km NW from epicenter)(no details): We felt 2 almost at the same time. (via EMSC)
Bahomamey (Puerto Rico) (103 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Estando estacionado sentí que mi vehículo se movía. (via EMSC)
Sabana Hoyos (Puerto Rico) (73 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Sentí leve vibración. (via EMSC)
(Puerto Rico) (62 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Se sintio un poco fuerte (via EMSC)
Canóvanas (Puerto Rico) (60 km NE from epicenter)(no details): En oficina.... sentado se sintió fuerte vibración.....loiza Puerto Rico (via EMSC)
Cataño (Puerto Rico) (60 km N from epicenter)(no details): Bastante fuerte, en Cataño (via EMSC)
Jayuya (Puerto Rico) (59 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Se sintió ,en algunas áreas fuerte vivo en el centro y fue fuerte se movieron todos los cuadros lámparas ect. (via EMSC)
Carolina (Puerto Rico) (57 km N from epicenter)(no details): La ventana de cristal emitió sonido. Fue rápido (via EMSC)
St. Just (Puerto Rico) (54 km N from epicenter)(no details): Lo siento muy Fuerte, estaba en un segundo piso, y no podía moverme. (via EMSC)
Quebrada Arenas (Puerto Rico) (52 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Fue muy fuerte... (via EMSC)
Playa (Puerto Rico) (52 km W from epicenter)(no details): En Ponce se sintió leve (via EMSC)
Ponce (Puerto Rico) (52 km W from epicenter)(no details): Se registró un sismo me movió la cama (via EMSC)
Humacao (Puerto Rico) (44 km NE from epicenter)(no details): El temblor se sintió fuerte. (via EMSC)
Sumidero (Puerto Rico) (37 km N from epicenter)(no details): Se estremeció mi casa (via EMSC)

 

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