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Light mag. 4.3 earthquake - 3km W of Tallaboa, 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 10 days earlier.
Light mag. 4.3 earthquake  - 3km W of Tallaboa, Puerto Rico on Thursday, 16 January 2020
Jan 16 21:16: Magnitude recalculated from 4.7 to 4.8.
Jan 16 21:25: Magnitude recalculated from 4.8 to 4.3.
Date & time: Thursday, 16 January 2020 20:58 UTC
Local time at epicenter: 2020-01-16 16:58:47 -04:00
Magnitude: 4.3
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 18.0076°N / 66.7591°W (Puerto Rico)
Nearest volcano: Saba (375 km)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 1.8*10^11 J (49.4 MWh / 42.5 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 20:58 UTCM 4.8 / 10 kmPuerto RicoEMSC

"I felt it" reports:
LM, Cayey, PR, US (67.1 km E from epicenter) [Map] / not felt(via app)
Utuado /Ciales / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Quebradillas / MMI IV (Light shaking)
(50.9 km WNW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking)(via app)
(77.7 km E from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking)(via app)
(49.4 km NNE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)(via app)
Añasco / MMI IV (Light shaking)
(37.8 km NNW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): Me movio la cama, se sintio suave (via app)
(45.7 km WNW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI VI (Strong shaking)(via app)
Ponce, pr (11.2 km E from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)(via app)
San Sebastian. P. R. Bo. Pozas Central. Sector Men (44.7 km NW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): Estoy en la cocina y senti un cantazo y la casa sonô y se estremeció fuerte. Sali corriendo a despertar la nieta. Mi casa es de columnas y solo puedo salir pir escaleras. Esto es horrible. (via app)
(20.8 km N from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking)(via app)
Lajas, Puerto Rico / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Cabo Rojo, PR / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Ponce puerto rico / not felt
Galan (45.3 km NE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking)(via app)
Manati (55.4 km NNE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Senti un ruido. (via app)
Ponce NS / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Very noticeable shake felt like 5.1 or more my neighbors scream right away, lot objects shake and make noises.
(31.1 km WNW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI VI (Strong shaking)(via app)
San German / MMI VI (Strong shaking): Esto me tiene cansada, mal de los nervios la casa se quería caer.
Moca (56.5 km NW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking)(via app)
(46.8 km N from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking)(via app)
(49.9 km NNW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)(via app)
Cabo Rojo (45.7 km WNW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking)(via app)
(51.8 km N from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking)(via app)
(65 km NW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)(via app)
Mayaguez, Puerto Rico (45.7 km WNW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)(via app)
Esenyurt (Turkey) (9156 km E from epicenter)(no details): Hafif bir yokladı sanki (via EMSC)
Agioi Anargyroi (Greece) (8841 km E from epicenter)(no details): Οχι αλλοι δεν μπορω! (via EMSC)
Norwalk (United States of America) (5374 km W from epicenter)(no details): En Bayamón se sintió (via EMSC)
Indianapolis (United States of America) (3042 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Siiii lo senti estaba sentada en mi cama cuando se empezó a mover (via EMSC)
Florencio (Puerto Rico) (121 km E from epicenter)(no details): Se sintió leve. (via EMSC)
Carolina (Puerto Rico) (94 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Se movio el sofa. (via EMSC)
Yabucoa (Puerto Rico) (92 km E from epicenter)(no details): Lo sentí acá en Yabucoa precisamente mirando las noticias en noticentro 4. (via EMSC)
(Puerto Rico) (92 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Felt like a wave going through my apt (via EMSC)
Hato Rey Central (Puerto Rico) (87 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Hato rey (via EMSC)
Pueblo Viejo (Puerto Rico) (82 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Felt a slighy shake (via EMSC)
Caguas (Puerto Rico) (81 km E from epicenter)(no details): Fuerte delicias (via EMSC)
Frailes (Puerto Rico) (81 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Se sintió en Guaynabo (via EMSC)
Frailes (Puerto Rico) (80 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Se sintió en Guaynabo. (via EMSC)
Jagüeyes (Puerto Rico) (79 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Heard rumble and light shaking (via EMSC)
Frailes (Puerto Rico) (79 km NE from epicenter)(no details): At work (via EMSC)
Guaynabo (Puerto Rico) (78 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Las computadoras comenzaron a moverse y el edificio a temblar. (via EMSC)
Guaynabo (Puerto Rico) (78 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Guaynabo (via EMSC)
Hato Tejas (Puerto Rico) (77 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Bayamón (via EMSC)
Bayamón (Puerto Rico) (77 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Bayamon (via EMSC)
Hato Tejas (Puerto Rico) (74 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Se sintió en Bayamón (via EMSC)
Sonadora (Puerto Rico) (73 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Ya esto está brutal. Lo sentí me quedé tranquila a esperar a ver si jamaquea más duro. (via EMSC)
Mucarabones (Puerto Rico) (69 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Leve pero ya el estómago es un sensor (via EMSC)
Guadiana (Puerto Rico) (66 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Felt the bed shake while laying down (via EMSC)
Espinosa (Puerto Rico) (65 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Lo sentí (via EMSC)
Carrizal (Puerto Rico) (64 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Felt it. (via EMSC)
Corozal (Puerto Rico) (59 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Corozal, leve (via EMSC)
Palos Blancos (Puerto Rico) (57 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Se sintió en Corozal (via EMSC)
Terranova (Puerto Rico) (57 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Fuerte! (via EMSC)
Palmas Altas (Puerto Rico) (57 km N from epicenter)(no details): Se shinto en Barceloneta leve (via EMSC)
Terranova (Puerto Rico) (56 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Se sintio en quebradillas y hizo ruido . No duro mucho (via EMSC)
Islote (Puerto Rico) (54 km N from epicenter)(no details): Se sintió bastante fuertecito. Arecibo Islote P.R. (via EMSC)
Pasto (Puerto Rico) (54 km E from epicenter)(no details): Aibonito. Senti bribracion. Como si pasara un camión. (via EMSC)
Hatillo (Puerto Rico) (54 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Rumbling noise (via EMSC)
Islote (Puerto Rico) (54 km N from epicenter)(no details): A cabal de volver a temblar. Se sintió fue rtecito (via EMSC)
Yeguada (Puerto Rico) (53 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Sentado en mi aciento se novio tv. Lamparara (via EMSC)
Hato Abajo (Puerto Rico) (52 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Asustada (via EMSC)
(Puerto Rico) (52 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Fuerte (via EMSC)
Zanja (Puerto Rico) (52 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Se movió el sofá. Camuy (via EMSC)
Hato Abajo (Puerto Rico) (51 km N from epicenter)(no details): Nos mecimos una vez mas (via EMSC)
Florida Afuera (Puerto Rico) (50 km N from epicenter)(no details): Se sintió pero no fuerte (via EMSC)
Mayagüez (Puerto Rico) (49 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Fue breve, vi el espejo moviéndose. (via EMSC)
Mayagüez (Puerto Rico) (48 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Se sintió leve (via EMSC)
Miradero (Puerto Rico) (48 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Bien fuerte (via EMSC)
(Puerto Rico) (48 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Sentido en Camuy, fue leve... (via EMSC)
Río Cañas Abajo (Puerto Rico) (48 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Mayaguez se sintio movido (via EMSC)
Mayagüez (Puerto Rico) (48 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Uuyyy volvió a estremecer el cuarto (via EMSC)
Mayagüez (Puerto Rico) (48 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Fue fuertecito (via EMSC)
Mayagüez (Puerto Rico) (47 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Se sintió medio fuertecito. (via EMSC)
Mayagüez (Puerto Rico) (47 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Everything moved- I’m in Mayaguez (via EMSC)
Guanajibo (Puerto Rico) (47 km W from epicenter)(no details): Mayaguez (via EMSC)
Mayagüez (Puerto Rico) (47 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Mayaguez (via EMSC)
Mayagüez (Puerto Rico) (47 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Fuerte, mayaguez (via EMSC)
Sábalos (Puerto Rico) (47 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Mayaguez (via EMSC)
Guanajibo (Puerto Rico) (46 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Very strong aftershock And scary (via EMSC)
Mayagüez Arriba (Puerto Rico) (46 km NW from epicenter)(no details): It was felt one movement. (via EMSC)
Guanajibo (Puerto Rico) (45 km W from epicenter)(no details): Mayaguez (via EMSC)
Campo Alegre (Puerto Rico) (44 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Hatillo bien fuerte (via EMSC)
Piedras Blancas (Puerto Rico) (44 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Lo sentí fuerte en Culebrinas de San Sebastián (via EMSC)
Río Hondo (Puerto Rico) (43 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Mi casa se estremeció fuerte (via EMSC)
Cibao (Puerto Rico) (43 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Se sintio en Hatillo. (via EMSC)
Boquerón (Puerto Rico) (42 km W from epicenter)(no details): Bed moved slightly, 3 seconds. (via EMSC)
Boquerón (Puerto Rico) (42 km W from epicenter)(no details): Mild shaking, 2, 3 seconds. A bit a noise. (via EMSC)
Benavente (Puerto Rico) (40 km W from epicenter)(no details): Ví el tiesto sobre mesa moviéndose. Ubicación Hormigueros. (via EMSC)
Aibonito (Puerto Rico) (38 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Fuerte y rapido (via EMSC)
Callejones (Puerto Rico) (38 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Lo senti fuerte en Lares. (via EMSC)
Maravilla Este (Puerto Rico) (37 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Se sintió fuerte en Las Marías (via EMSC)
Lares (Puerto Rico) (35 km NW from epicenter)(no details): San Sebastián (via EMSC)
Lares (Puerto Rico) (35 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Se estremeció la casa (via EMSC)
Candelaria (Puerto Rico) (35 km W from epicenter)(no details): I felt this earthquake, moved the sofa. (via EMSC)
Caín Bajo (Puerto Rico) (34 km W from epicenter)(no details): We felt it here (via EMSC)
Tetuan (Puerto Rico) (34 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Felt in Utuado PR 4 1 according to the seismic report (via EMSC)
Montoso (Puerto Rico) (33 km NW from epicenter)(no details): En Maricao se sintió horrible (via EMSC)
Vacas (Puerto Rico) (32 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Fue leve pero lo sentí se movió el sofa y la pared (via EMSC)
Caín Alto (Puerto Rico) (32 km NW from epicenter)(no details): San Germán fuerte (via EMSC)
Coabey (Puerto Rico) (30 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Réplica bastante fuerte. Jayuya. (via EMSC)
Jayuya (Puerto Rico) (30 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Very strong ,shaked everything in My house , Jayuya (via EMSC)
Villalba Abajo (Puerto Rico) (28 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Se sintió un remenion..corto.. (via EMSC)
Amuelas (Puerto Rico) (28 km E from epicenter)(no details): Se sintió leve y ràpido. (via EMSC)
Amuelas (Puerto Rico) (27 km E from epicenter)(no details): Sacudio fuerte!!!! Juana Diaz!!! (via EMSC)
Jacaguas (Puerto Rico) (26 km E from epicenter)(no details): Fuerte en Juana Díaz (via EMSC)
Plata (Puerto Rico) (24 km W from epicenter)(no details): Lajas, PR (via EMSC)
Guilarte (Puerto Rico) (20 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Si se sintió (via EMSC)
Machuelo Arriba (Puerto Rico) (17 km E from epicenter)(no details): Super fuerte (via EMSC)
Bucaná (Puerto Rico) (17 km E from epicenter)(no details): Se sintió (via EMSC)
San Antón (Puerto Rico) (16 km E from epicenter)(no details): Si. Bastante fuerte (via EMSC)
Carenero (Puerto Rico) (15 km W from epicenter)(no details): Fuerte en Sabana Grande (via EMSC)
Saltillo (Puerto Rico) (14 km N from epicenter)(no details): Fuerte (via EMSC)
Portugués Urbano (Puerto Rico) (14 km E from epicenter)(no details): Se sintió fuerte en ponce (via EMSC)
Canas Urbano (Puerto Rico) (13 km E from epicenter)(no details): Fue fuerte (via EMSC)
Barina (Puerto Rico) (11 km W from epicenter)(no details): I’ll say it felt like a M 5.0 (via EMSC)
Canas (Puerto Rico) (11 km E from epicenter)(no details): Se sintió fuerte y sigue vibrando el piso (via EMSC)
Canas (Puerto Rico) (10 km E from epicenter)(no details): Heard some noise. (via EMSC)
Santo Domingo (Puerto Rico) (7 km N from epicenter)(no details): Very hard (via EMSC)
Santo Domingo (Puerto Rico) (7 km N from epicenter)(no details): Very hard (via EMSC)
Santo Domingo (Puerto Rico) (7 km N from epicenter)(no details): Sound like explosion very hard (via EMSC)
Magas (Puerto Rico) (5 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Fuerte (via EMSC)
Encarnación (Puerto Rico) (3 km E from epicenter)(no details): Remeson fuerte aquí en Tallaboa (via EMSC)

 

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