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Minor mag. 3.8 earthquake - 4km S of Tallaboa, 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.
Minor mag. 3.8 earthquake  - 4km S of Tallaboa, Puerto Rico on Friday, 17 January 2020
Jan 17 17:52: Magnitude recalculated from 4.0 to 3.8.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 13.6 to 8.0 km.
Date & time: Friday, 17 January 2020 17:30 UTC
Local time at epicenter: 2020-01-17 13:30:52 -04:00
Magnitude: 3.8
Depth: 8.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 17.9261°N / 66.7338°W (Puerto Rico)
Nearest volcano: Saba (373 km)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 3.2*10^10 J (8.78 MWh / 7.56 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 17:30 UTCM 4.0 / 14 kmPuerto Rico RegionEMSC

"I felt it" reports:
Tallaboa / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Medium shaking dishes rattled but nothing broke
San Sebastián, bo. pozas Central (55.7 km NW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)(via app)
Bayamon / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Juana Diaz 00795 / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Moderate shaking
LM, Cayey, PR, US / not felt
(16.5 km NE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)(via app)
(75.2 km NE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking)(via app)
San Juan (90.5 km NE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking): In an 18 story bldg in Hato Rey (via app)
Ponce, pr (22 km NE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking)(via app)
Fajardo (Puerto Rico) (120 km E from epicenter)(no details): Un poco de mareo. (via EMSC)
Sabana Abajo (Puerto Rico) (93 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Duro poco pero fue fuerte. (via EMSC)
San Antón (Puerto Rico) (92 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Lo sentí- Carolina (via EMSC)
Cangrejo Arriba (Puerto Rico) (91 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Isla verde 6to piso (via EMSC)
Santurce (Puerto Rico) (90 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Se sintio (via EMSC)
Santurce (Puerto Rico) (89 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Hato Rey (via EMSC)
Oriente (Puerto Rico) (88 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Leve y corto pero se sintió!! (via EMSC)
Santurce (Puerto Rico) (88 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Se sintió en santurce (via EMSC)
Hato Rey Norte (Puerto Rico) (87 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Leve, san juan (via EMSC)
Hato Rey Norte (Puerto Rico) (87 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Tanto movimiento me tiene mareada...!!! (via EMSC)
Cupey (Puerto Rico) (85 km NE from epicenter)(no details): In San Juan, PR slight shaking (via EMSC)
Pueblo Viejo (Puerto Rico) (83 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Sentido fuerte y de más duración (via EMSC)
Caimito (Puerto Rico) (81 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Leve en Montehiedra (via EMSC)
Monacillo Urbano (Puerto Rico) (81 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Se sintió leve (via EMSC)
Sabana Seca (Puerto Rico) (79 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Bien leve y corto. (via EMSC)
Frailes (Puerto Rico) (79 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Felt it slightly in Guaynabo (via EMSC)
Guaynabo (Puerto Rico) (79 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Guaynabo (via EMSC)
Turabo (Puerto Rico) (79 km NE from epicenter)(no details): En Caguas se dejó sentir (via EMSC)
Caguas (Puerto Rico) (78 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Duró poco pero se sintió fuertecito las puertas del closet sonaron y la cama se movió (via EMSC)
Bayamón (Puerto Rico) (78 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Bien fuerte, pasó bien rápido. (via EMSC)
Bayamón (Puerto Rico) (78 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Se movió el sofá donde estaba sentada (via EMSC)
Cerro Gordo (Puerto Rico) (77 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Leve area bayamon (via EMSC)
Bayamón (Puerto Rico) (76 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Bayamon (via EMSC)
Minillas (Puerto Rico) (76 km NE from epicenter)(no details): La silla se meció, cortito pero sabroso. (via EMSC)
Minillas (Puerto Rico) (75 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Si, un poco fuerte en Bayamón (via EMSC)
Jagüeyes (Puerto Rico) (75 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Sentido en Aguas Buenas (via EMSC)
Cerro Gordo (Puerto Rico) (73 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Aqui en Bayamón se sintio (via EMSC)
Media Luna (Puerto Rico) (73 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Toa baja leve (via EMSC)
Mucarabones (Puerto Rico) (73 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Toa Alta... (via EMSC)
Santa Olaya (Puerto Rico) (72 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Se movieron los equipos (via EMSC)
Higuillar (Puerto Rico) (71 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Vi como se reflejaba en el vaso de agua que tengo en la mesa . (via EMSC)
Ortiz (Puerto Rico) (70 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Se movió lado a lado duró como 8 segundos Toa Alta (via EMSC)
Guásimas (Puerto Rico) (69 km E from epicenter)(no details): Guayama, se movió la cama levemente. (via EMSC)
Beatriz (Puerto Rico) (69 km E from epicenter)(no details): Pero fue raro, lonsenti vertical y no horizontal (via EMSC)
Puerto Nuevo (Puerto Rico) (68 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Vega Baja casa playa (via EMSC)
(Puerto Rico) (68 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Toa Alta hoy no a dejado de vibrar el piso mucho mucho (via EMSC)
Caracol (Puerto Rico) (60 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Añasco (via EMSC)
Islote (Puerto Rico) (59 km N from epicenter)(no details): Un poco fuertecito. (via EMSC)
Salto (Puerto Rico) (56 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Leve (via EMSC)
Arenalejos (Puerto Rico) (54 km N from epicenter)(no details): Arecibo un poco movimiento hace los lados leves (via EMSC)
Jaguas (Puerto Rico) (50 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Temblo la oficina (via EMSC)
Guanajibo (Puerto Rico) (50 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Hormigueros (via EMSC)
(Puerto Rico) (50 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Fue leve (via EMSC)
Gato (Puerto Rico) (48 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Regular (via EMSC)
Espino (Puerto Rico) (41 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Regular (via EMSC)
Salto Abajo (Puerto Rico) (35 km N from epicenter)(no details): Somewhat strong. (via EMSC)
Santa Isabel (Puerto Rico) (34 km E from epicenter)(no details): Temblooooooo (via EMSC)
Santa Isabel (Puerto Rico) (34 km E from epicenter)(no details): Temblo (via EMSC)
Coabey (Puerto Rico) (33 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Fue fuerte pero rápido en Jayuya (via EMSC)
Coabey (Puerto Rico) (33 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Hace 2 minutos en jayuya, fuerte (via EMSC)
Hato Puerco Arriba (Puerto Rico) (33 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Se sintió fuerte y sur corto (via EMSC)
Jacaguas (Puerto Rico) (24 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Juana Diaz sentido fuerte (via EMSC)
Susúa Baja (Puerto Rico) (18 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Fuerte movió las sillas (via EMSC)
Sabanetas (Puerto Rico) (17 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Fuerte (via EMSC)
Machuelo Arriba (Puerto Rico) (17 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Fuerte (via EMSC)
Machuelo Abajo (Puerto Rico) (15 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Lampara del comedor se movio y la luz palpadeo. (via EMSC)
Sexto (Puerto Rico) (14 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Fuerte, pero rapido (via EMSC)
Macaná (Puerto Rico) (13 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Very hard the sound and thing move in my room (via EMSC)
Ponce (Puerto Rico) (13 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Fue un sismo como de 4,9 (via EMSC)
Magueyes Urbano (Puerto Rico) (12 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Movimientos leterales 2 (via EMSC)

 

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