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Light mag. 4.0 earthquake - 18km SSW of La Parguera, Puerto Rico on Thursday, 16 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 9 days earlier.
Light mag. 4.0 earthquake  - 18km SSW of La Parguera, Puerto Rico on Thursday, 16 January 2020
Jan 16 03:26: Magnitude recalculated from 4.5 to 4.0.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 10.0 to 6.0 km.
Date & time: Thursday, 16 January 2020 02:51 UTC
Local time at epicenter: 2020-01-15 22:51:23 -04:00
Magnitude: 4.0
Depth: 6.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 17.9268°N / 67.0371°W (Puerto Rico)
Nearest volcano: Saba (411 km)
Primary data source: USGS
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
Thu, 16 Jan 2020
Thu, 16 Jan 02:51 UTCM 4.5 / 10 kmPuerto Rico RegionEMSC

"I felt it" reports:
(51 km N from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)(via app)
San Juan (115.2 km ENE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)(via app)
Toa Baja (107.6 km ENE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking)(via app)
Corozal (82.6 km ENE from epicenter) [Map] / not felt: Oke (via app)
Utuado in the mountain (50.9 km NE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking): House shakes for 45 sec but I felt one right before that one a real small one but nothing showed up on the ratings. (via app)
(18.2 km NNE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Coto Sur (Puerto Rico) (94 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Manati se shinto fuerte (via EMSC)
Aguada (Puerto Rico) (63 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Se sintió leve en Aguada (via EMSC)
Hato Rey Norte (Puerto Rico) (128 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Prolongado (via EMSC)
Honduras (Puerto Rico) (94 km NE from epicenter)(no details): En Barranquitas (via EMSC)
Piedras Blancas (Puerto Rico) (61 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Aguada (via EMSC)
Playa (Puerto Rico) (55 km E from epicenter)(no details): 10-15 seconds (via EMSC)
Quebrada Grande (Puerto Rico) (40 km N from epicenter)(no details): Mayagüez (via EMSC)
Hormigueros (Puerto Rico) (35 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Fuerte Hormigueros (via EMSC)
Boquerón (Puerto Rico) (24 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Boqueron leve (via EMSC)
Gurabo Abajo (Puerto Rico) (136 km E from epicenter)(no details): Lo sentí leve (Juncos) (via EMSC)
Pueblo Viejo (Puerto Rico) (123 km NE from epicenter)(no details): 14th floor in Guaynabo, PR. Smooth lateral movement. (via EMSC)
Sabana Hoyos (Puerto Rico) (83 km NE from epicenter)(no details): No lo sentí soy de Arecibo (via EMSC)
Hato Arriba (Puerto Rico) (78 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Se sintió leve (via EMSC)
Descalabrado (Puerto Rico) (75 km E from epicenter)(no details): Dizziness (via EMSC)
Asomante (Puerto Rico) (63 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Se sintió leve en Aguada (via EMSC)
Machuelo Abajo (Puerto Rico) (57 km NE from epicenter)(no details): vibración y zumbidos Ponce (via EMSC)
Mayagüez (Puerto Rico) (44 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Mayaguez (via EMSC)
Guánica (Puerto Rico) (27 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Fuerte (via EMSC)
Palmarejo (Puerto Rico) (24 km N from epicenter)(no details): Fuerte (via EMSC)
Boquerón (Puerto Rico) (24 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Boqueron leve (via EMSC)

 

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