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Minor mag. 3.7 earthquake - 19km SSE of Guanica, Puerto Rico on Tuesday, 14 January 2020

This quake was likely an aftershock of the M 6.3 quake: Puerto Rico Region on Tue, 7 Jan 08h24, which had occurred 7 days earlier.
Minor mag. 3.7 earthquake  - 19km SSE of Guanica, Puerto Rico on Tuesday, 14 January 2020
Jan 14 02:26: Magnitude recalculated from 3.9 to 3.7.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 10.0 to 6.0 km.
Date & time: Tuesday, 14 January 2020 01:31 UTC
Local time at epicenter: 2020-01-13 21:31:18 -04:00
Magnitude: 3.7
Depth: 6.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 17.822°N / 66.8616°W (Puerto Rico)
Nearest volcano: Saba (385 km)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 2.2*10^10 J (6.22 MWh / 5.35 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Tue, 14 Jan 2020
Tue, 14 Jan 01:31 UTCM 3.9 / 10 kmPuerto Rico RegionEMSC

"I felt it" reports:
Manati PR (79.7 km NNE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): Very slight jump. (via app)
(49.8 km N from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)(via app)
Ponce puerto rico / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
Cabo Rojo, Plan Bonito (48.3 km NW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)(via app)
(39.9 km NW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)(via app)
Ciales (66.7 km NE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking): Un pequeño ruido y movimiento.A penas como 2 segundos. (via app)
Orocovis (61.9 km NE from epicenter) [Map] / not felt(via app)
Bayamón / not felt
Santurce (Puerto Rico) (111 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Lo sentí y mi abanico de pedestal se movió. Pensé que era un mareo. Pero esto me confirma que si tembló. Gracias y Dios nos bendiga!!! (via EMSC)
Monacillo (Puerto Rico) (105 km NE from epicenter)(no details): No lo senti... (via EMSC)
Caguas (Puerto Rico) (100 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Leve lo Centi (via EMSC)
Pájaros (Puerto Rico) (97 km NE from epicenter)(no details): No lo senti (via EMSC)
Achiote (Puerto Rico) (85 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Naranjito (via EMSC)
Coto Sur (Puerto Rico) (80 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Lo senti el abanico de pedestal se movia. (via EMSC)
Hatillo (Puerto Rico) (75 km N from epicenter)(no details): Estoy en la cama y se mueve sola. Entre 2 a 3 veces en 15 segundos (via EMSC)
Membrillo (Puerto Rico) (74 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Acostado leve muy leve (via EMSC)
Domingo Ruiz (Puerto Rico) (72 km N from epicenter)(no details): Bien sutil (via EMSC)
Piedras Blancas (Puerto Rico) (71 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Leve y corto en Aguada (via EMSC)
Florida Adentro (Puerto Rico) (69 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Leve en florida (via EMSC)
Coabey (Puerto Rico) (55 km NE from epicenter)(no details): En jayuya (via EMSC)
Mayagüez (Puerto Rico) (54 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Estremeció la habitación (via EMSC)
Sábalos (Puerto Rico) (52 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Se movió mi cama (via EMSC)
Santa Isabel (Puerto Rico) (51 km N from epicenter)(no details): Sentí este terremoto (via EMSC)
Jacaguas (Puerto Rico) (47 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Sentido leve en Juana Diaz (via EMSC)
Sabana Yeguas (Puerto Rico) (33 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Como si bajara y luego se quedo vibrando (via EMSC)
Coto (Puerto Rico) (32 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Acompañado de ruido en la tierra. (via EMSC)

 

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