Get our newsletter!
Check out our volcano tours on VolcanoAdventures.com!
Volcanoes & Earthquakes - new app for Android
Volcanoes & Earthquakes - app for iPhone & iPad

Guaranteed tours:
23 Feb - 1 Mar 2020: Volcanoes of the Danakil desert - Danakil desert (Ethiopia)
14-27 Mar 2020: Desert, salt and volcanoes - Danakil desert (Ethiopia)
4-8 May 2020: Krakatau Volcano Special - Krakatau volcano (Indonesia)
9-17 May 2020: From Stromboli to Etna - Eolian Islands + Etna volcano (Italy)
11-29 Aug 2020: Kamchatka - Land of Colors - Kamchatka (Russia)
3-19 Sep 2020: Volcanoes of Java - Java (Indonesia)
: spaces available / : guaranteed / : few spaces left / : booked out
Interactive map of latest earthquakes and active volcanoes in the world

Support us?


Maintaining the volcano and earthquake news sections on this website, the free Volcano Webcams tool and interactive map widget is a free-time, both time- and server cost intensive effort.
If you find the information useful and would like to support us, and help keep it alive and improve it, please consider making a small donation (PayPal).

Online cc payment
Thank you!
Random pictures

Minor mag. 3.6 earthquake - 2km WNW of Tallaboa, Puerto Rico on Wednesday, 15 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 8 days earlier.
Minor mag. 3.6 earthquake  - 2km WNW of Tallaboa, Puerto Rico on Wednesday, 15 January 2020
Date & time: Wednesday, 15 January 2020 08:14 UTC
Local time at epicenter: 2020-01-15 04:14:48 -04:00
Magnitude: 3.6
Depth: 6.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 17.9995°N / 66.7393°W (Puerto Rico)
Nearest volcano: Saba (374 km)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 1.6*10^10 J (4.4 MWh / 3.79 tons of TNT) [learn more]
If you felt this quake (or if you were near the epicenter), please share your experience with us and submit a short "I felt it" report.
You can use your GPS or device location as well to show where you were during the earthquake.
- thank you.

Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Wed, 15 Jan 2020
Wed, 15 Jan 08:14 UTCM 3.6 / 6 kmPuerto RicoEMSC

"I felt it" reports:
Tallaboa Peñuelas PR / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Due to our closeness to the epicenter, and its shallowness, we felt this more like an M5
Ponce, pr (20.8 km ENE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking)(via app)
(Puerto Rico) (105 km E from epicenter)(no details): Se movió mi sillon (via EMSC)
Gurabo Abajo (Puerto Rico) (93 km E from epicenter)(no details): Leve, pero me despertó. Juncos. (via EMSC)
Sabana Seca (Puerto Rico) (76 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Se movio mi cama (via EMSC)



 

More on VolcanoDiscovery:

Copyrights: VolcanoDiscovery and other sources as noted.
Use of material: Most texts and images, in particular photographs, on this website are protected by copyright. Further reproduction and use of without authorization is usually not consented. If you are not sure or need licensing rights for photographs, for example for publications and commercial use, please contact us.