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Light mag. 4.2 earthquake - 8km SSE of Indios, Puerto Rico on Friday, 17 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. 4.2 earthquake  - 8km SSE of Indios, Puerto Rico on Friday, 17 January 2020
Jan 17 11:00: Magnitude recalculated from 4.4 to 4.2.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 10.0 to 6.0 km.
Date & time: Friday, 17 January 2020 10:32 UTC
Local time at epicenter: 2020-01-17 06:32:59 -04:00
Magnitude: 4.2
Depth: 6.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 17.933°N / 66.794°W (Puerto Rico)
Nearest volcano: Saba (378 km)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 1.3*10^11 J (35 MWh / 30.1 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Fri, 17 Jan 2020
Fri, 17 Jan 10:32 UTCM 4.4 / 10 kmPuerto Rico RegionEMSC

"I felt it" reports:
LM, Cayey, PR, US (72.7 km ENE from epicenter) [Map] / not felt: Not felt (via app)
(55.5 km NE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking)(via app)
Utuado in the mountain (35.1 km NNE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking): House shook pretty good for 30 sec (via app)
Ponce, pr (27.1 km ENE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)(via app)
(95.3 km NE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking)(via app)
Santurce (Puerto Rico) (91 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Ocean Park, San Juan. 16th floor, feels like a wave impact... A kind of vibration is felt for a while, few minutes even, afterward the strong move... (via EMSC)
Montones (Puerto Rico) (93 km E from epicenter)(no details): No se sintió fuerte (via EMSC)
Monacillo Urbano (Puerto Rico) (84 km NE from epicenter)(no details): San Juan (via EMSC)
Caguas (Puerto Rico) (82 km E from epicenter)(no details): Fuerte delicias Ponce (via EMSC)
Guaynabo (Puerto Rico) (81 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Guaynabo (via EMSC)
Higuillar (Puerto Rico) (75 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Scary (via EMSC)
Buena Vista (Puerto Rico) (73 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Bayamon (via EMSC)
Dajaos (Puerto Rico) (69 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Esremeció la cama. (via EMSC)
(Puerto Rico) (67 km E from epicenter)(no details): Movimiento mediano de poca duración (via EMSC)
Quebrada Arenas (Puerto Rico) (66 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Bastante leve. Toa Alta Puerto Rico. (via EMSC)
Anones (Puerto Rico) (64 km NE from epicenter)(no details): En Anones, Naranjito. Movió objetos (via EMSC)
Piñales (Puerto Rico) (57 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Suave (via EMSC)
Quebrada Larga (Puerto Rico) (56 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Añasco (via EMSC)
Hato Arriba (Puerto Rico) (52 km N from epicenter)(no details): Leve (via EMSC)
Guanajibo (Puerto Rico) (48 km W from epicenter)(no details): Joyuda (via EMSC)
Culebrinas (Puerto Rico) (47 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Se sintió movió el mueble (via EMSC)
San Ildefonso (Puerto Rico) (46 km E from epicenter)(no details): Desde COAMO. Se sintio leve. (via EMSC)
Descalabrado (Puerto Rico) (36 km E from epicenter)(no details): Slow movement, dizziness (via EMSC)
Salto Abajo (Puerto Rico) (34 km N from epicenter)(no details): Brief jerk. (via EMSC)
Minillas (Puerto Rico) (27 km W from epicenter)(no details): Is this every going to stop! (via EMSC)
Sabana Llana (Puerto Rico) (25 km E from epicenter)(no details): Sé sintió fuerte en Juana Díaz (via EMSC)
Machuelo Abajo (Puerto Rico) (18 km E from epicenter)(no details): Ponce. Puerto Rico (via EMSC)
Machuelo Arriba (Puerto Rico) (18 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Si jamaquio (via EMSC)
Canas (Puerto Rico) (12 km E from epicenter)(no details): Fueron 2 o 1?? Ui (via EMSC)

 

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