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Light mag. 4.5 earthquake - 15km S of Tallaboa, Puerto Rico on Monday, 20 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 13 days earlier.
Light mag. 4.5 earthquake  - 15km S of Tallaboa, Puerto Rico on Monday, 20 January 2020
Jan 20 15:36: Magnitude recalculated from 4.9 to 4.7.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 5.0 to 10.0 km.
Jan 20 16:04: Magnitude recalculated from 4.7 to 4.5.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 10.0 to 14.0 km.
Date & time: Monday, 20 January 2020 15:14 UTC
Local time at epicenter: 2020-01-20 11:14:54 -04:00
Magnitude: 4.5
Depth: 14.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 17.9618°N / 66.7425°W (Puerto Rico)
Nearest volcano: Saba (374 km)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 3.5*10^11 J (98.6 MWh / 84.8 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Mon, 20 Jan 2020
Mon, 20 Jan 15:14 UTCM 4.7 / 10 kmPuerto Rico RegionEMSC

"I felt it" reports:
RIO GRANDE (107.3 km ENE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking): LIGHT SHAKE (via app)
(80.2 km NE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)(via app)
Ponce puerto rico / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Tallaboa Peñuelas PR (4.8 km ENE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Very close by.
(81 km ENE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking)(via app)
(49.7 km NE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking)(via app)
Bayamón (77.1 km NE from epicenter) [Map] / not felt(via app)
NW YAUCO / MMI IV (Light shaking): Loud and strong rumbling. The floor shaking and is still vibrating. Unnerving.
LM, Cayey, PR / not felt: NOT FELT.
(87.6 km ENE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI VI (Strong shaking)(via app)
Toa Baja, PR - Urb. Covadonga. / MMI III (Weak shaking): A mirror shaked against a wall slowly for few seconds.
(55.1 km ENE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking)(via app)
Manati PR (60.6 km NNE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking): My office in the 2nd floor. Felt like 20 or so secs of shaking. Some people screamed. (via app)
Tallaboa Peñuelas PR (4.8 km ENE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Sounded like a short freight train passing only a few feet away.
San Sebastian. P. R. Bo. Pozas Central. Sector Men (50.8 km NW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Todos los muebles se movian de un lado a otro. Y la casa tambien. Las lamparas etc... (via app)
Manati, Puerto Rico / MMI IV (Light shaking): Mientras una persona estaba trabajando en el patio de mi hogar sentí que todo se movía. No se cayó nada.
Mayagüez (50.4 km NW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking)(via app)
Tallaboa / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Moderate shaking nothing broke
Carolina, Puerto rico (94.7 km ENE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking)(via app)
Toa Baja (80 km NE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking)(via app)
(58.9 km NNE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)(via app)
Guayanilla (4.4 km NNW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking)(via app)
(81.1 km NE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)(via app)
(54 km N from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking): Sway west to east 4 times. (via app)
Quebradillas San Antonio / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Galan (47.4 km NE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking)(via app)
(71.1 km NE from epicenter) [Map] / not felt(via app)
(78.1 km NE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking)(via app)
(26.1 km N from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking)(via app)
Pitahaya (Puerto Rico) (122 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Fue fuerte y de larga duración se movió la casa , cama, todo (via EMSC)
Dos Bocas (Puerto Rico) (96 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Yo no lo senti pero mi esposa me dijo que si lo sintio ya q la cama se novio mucho. Trujillo alto (via EMSC)
Media Luna (Puerto Rico) (82 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Estaba dormida (via EMSC)
Florida Afuera (Puerto Rico) (64 km N from epicenter)(no details): Sentí el Jeep moverse de lado a lado y estaba estacionada (via EMSC)
Naranjito (Puerto Rico) (62 km NW from epicenter)(no details): En arecibo (via EMSC)
Hato Puerco Arriba (Puerto Rico) (38 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Se sintió fuerte (via EMSC)
Villalba Arriba (Puerto Rico) (38 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Sumamente. Fuerte como es posible que la red sísmica ponga .⁴.2 (via EMSC)
Sabana Yeguas (Puerto Rico) (36 km NW from epicenter)(no details): 4.7 (via EMSC)
Canas (Puerto Rico) (20 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Fuerte (via EMSC)
Candelero Abajo (Puerto Rico) (102 km E from epicenter)(no details): Barely felt a tremor.. lasted 3-4 seconds (via EMSC)
Tejas (Puerto Rico) (94 km E from epicenter)(no details): Se sintió en Las Piedras (via EMSC)
Gobernador Pinero (Puerto Rico) (92 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Movimiento fuerte. 4to piso río piedras (via EMSC)
Gobernador Pinero (Puerto Rico) (92 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Se sintió levemente (via EMSC)
Sabana Seca (Puerto Rico) (87 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Viejo San Juan (via EMSC)
Guaynabo (Puerto Rico) (86 km NE from epicenter)(no details): 11:15 guaynabo (via EMSC)
Turabo (Puerto Rico) (85 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Sentido en Caguas! (via EMSC)
Media Luna (Puerto Rico) (82 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Toa baja (via EMSC)
Galateo (Puerto Rico) (76 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Se movieron las lámparas de techo suavemente, se sintió un sonido y vibración como la que se siente un vehículo grande pasando. Desde Bo. Galateo en Toa Alta. (via EMSC)
Ceiba (Puerto Rico) (72 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Something much stronger it's coming. (via EMSC)
Manatí (Puerto Rico) (69 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Fuerte (via EMSC)
Arecibo (Puerto Rico) (67 km N from epicenter)(no details): Fuerte remeson estaba montado en mi vehiculo (via EMSC)
San Antonio (Puerto Rico) (66 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Se sintió (via EMSC)
Salto (Puerto Rico) (66 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Moved the bed (via EMSC)
Florida Afuera (Puerto Rico) (65 km N from epicenter)(no details): Tembló. Barceloneta 11:18 (via EMSC)
Sabana Hoyos (Puerto Rico) (64 km N from epicenter)(no details): Sabana Hoyos Arecibo fuerte y rapido se movio gavetero y espejos. (via EMSC)
Arenalejos (Puerto Rico) (62 km N from epicenter)(no details): Arecibo (via EMSC)
Dominguito (Puerto Rico) (61 km NW from epicenter)(no details): For a few seconds (via EMSC)
(Puerto Rico) (61 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Se sintió fuerte y feo (via EMSC)
Robles (Puerto Rico) (60 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Aca en Aibonito lo senti se movio un poco la butaca donde estaba sentada. (via EMSC)
Caonillas (Puerto Rico) (59 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Felt it strong fan and bed shaking in Orocovis (via EMSC)
Mayagüez (Puerto Rico) (57 km NW from epicenter)(no details): It shakes our bed and closet doors. (via EMSC)
San Ildefonso (Puerto Rico) (46 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Se sintió bastante en coamo (via EMSC)
Guaonico (Puerto Rico) (41 km N from epicenter)(no details): Un poco intenso! Sonido fuerte! Utuado (via EMSC)
Candelaria (Puerto Rico) (41 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Yes it was felt (via EMSC)
Descalabrado (Puerto Rico) (38 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Woke me up, intense (via EMSC)
Juana Díaz (Puerto Rico) (33 km NE from epicenter)(no details): 4.9 (via EMSC)
Coto Laurel (Puerto Rico) (29 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Fuerte e intenso (via EMSC)
Machuelo Arriba (Puerto Rico) (27 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Ponce (via EMSC)
Susuá (Puerto Rico) (26 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Casi ahora en sabana grande (via EMSC)
Machuelo Abajo (Puerto Rico) (23 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Fuerte pero corto (via EMSC)
Magueyes (Puerto Rico) (23 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Se sintió bastante fuerte. (via EMSC)
San Antón (Puerto Rico) (22 km NE from epicenter)(no details): A qui en el condominio paseo del principe se sintio bien fuerte. Esro tiene a todo el mundo con los pelos de punta. Quien piede tratar de volver a la normalidad con esto fuertes temblores. (via EMSC)
Magueyes (Puerto Rico) (22 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Really strong (via EMSC)
Bucaná (Puerto Rico) (22 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Difficult what Puerto Rico is going through (via EMSC)
Primero (Puerto Rico) (20 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Hora 11:15 am (via EMSC)
Canas Urbano (Puerto Rico) (20 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Que fuerte en Ponce (via EMSC)
Canas Urbano (Puerto Rico) (19 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Muy fuerteee (via EMSC)
Encarnación (Puerto Rico) (15 km N from epicenter)(no details): Debe evaluarse cientificamente el porque son tantos de gran magnitud y tan frecuentes. Definitivamente algo anormal esta sucediendo (via EMSC)
Norwalk (United States of America) (5382 km W from epicenter)(no details): Leve en Carolina (via EMSC)
Norwalk (United States of America) (5382 km W from epicenter)(no details): Se sintió en Bayamón (via EMSC)
Indianapolis (United States of America) (3055 km NW from epicenter)(no details): En Levittown suave y corto (via EMSC)
Chupacallos (Puerto Rico) (123 km E from epicenter)(no details): Ceiba (via EMSC)
Cangrejo Arriba (Puerto Rico) (99 km NE from epicenter)(no details): leve Isla Verde (via EMSC)
Tejas (Puerto Rico) (99 km E from epicenter)(no details): Felt. 70 miles away. (via EMSC)
Sabana Llana Sur (Puerto Rico) (96 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Levemente sentí la cama mover y el agua del pez. (via EMSC)
Hato Rey Central (Puerto Rico) (96 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Se sintió el "jamaquion" en Hato Rey (San Juan) (via EMSC)
Cupey (Puerto Rico) (93 km NE from epicenter)(no details): San Juan (via EMSC)
Cupey (Puerto Rico) (92 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Se sintio fuerte (via EMSC)
Pueblo Viejo (Puerto Rico) (91 km NE from epicenter)(no details): En un 4to piso se movio de lado a lado silla y escritorio (via EMSC)
Caimito (Puerto Rico) (88 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Leve en Montehiedra para duro un ratito. (via EMSC)
Caimito (Puerto Rico) (88 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Fue hace como 20 segundos atrás, si lo senti (via EMSC)
Sabana Seca (Puerto Rico) (87 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Leve en Levittown (via EMSC)
Juan Sánchez (Puerto Rico) (87 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Bayamón, Puerto Rico (via EMSC)
Bayamón (Puerto Rico) (87 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Se está haciendo común el movimiento (via EMSC)
Turabo (Puerto Rico) (85 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Caguas sentido (via EMSC)
Turabo (Puerto Rico) (84 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Caguas sentido (via EMSC)
Hato Tejas (Puerto Rico) (84 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Muy fuerte (via EMSC)
Hato Tejas (Puerto Rico) (84 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Bayamon (via EMSC)
Minillas (Puerto Rico) (82 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Bayamón, Puerto Rico (via EMSC)
Higuillar (Puerto Rico) (82 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Se sintio en Dorado (via EMSC)
Media Luna (Puerto Rico) (82 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Leve en Toa Baja (via EMSC)
Ortiz (Puerto Rico) (80 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Body wave (via EMSC)
Ortiz (Puerto Rico) (77 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Se sintio en Toa Alta (via EMSC)
Sumidero (Puerto Rico) (77 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Se sintió fuerte (via EMSC)
Palmas (Puerto Rico) (76 km E from epicenter)(no details): Me jamaqueo sentada (via EMSC)
Bayamón (Puerto Rico) (75 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Fuerte (via EMSC)
Quebrada Arenas (Puerto Rico) (74 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Si los senti. Unos 4 segundos (via EMSC)
Achiote (Puerto Rico) (71 km NE from epicenter)(no details): SÍ. NARANJITO (via EMSC)
Monte Llano (Puerto Rico) (71 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Some shaking, not too strong.. Lasted only a few seconds. (via EMSC)
Monte Llano (Puerto Rico) (70 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Cayey, fuerte y rapido. (via EMSC)
Puente (Puerto Rico) (69 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Shook my sofa pretty strong, in Camuy PR (via EMSC)
Hato Abajo (Puerto Rico) (68 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Arecibo, movió la casa y las luces. (via EMSC)
Dos Bocas (Puerto Rico) (68 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Corozal (via EMSC)
Hato Abajo (Puerto Rico) (68 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Se sintio fuerte en Arecibo corto (via EMSC)
Arecibo (Puerto Rico) (68 km N from epicenter)(no details): No (via EMSC)
Hato Abajo (Puerto Rico) (66 km N from epicenter)(no details): Fuerte (via EMSC)
Caracol (Puerto Rico) (65 km NW from epicenter)(no details): En Añasco lo sentí bastante (via EMSC)
Domingo Ruiz (Puerto Rico) (65 km N from epicenter)(no details): Se sintió un fuerte jamaqueon (via EMSC)
Florida Afuera (Puerto Rico) (64 km N from epicenter)(no details): Del 1-10 se sintió como en 5 (via EMSC)
Hato Viejo (Puerto Rico) (61 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Se movió la van 4 segundos. Ciales (via EMSC)
Campo Alegre (Puerto Rico) (61 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Hatillo (via EMSC)
Algarrobos (Puerto Rico) (60 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Fuertecito en Mayaguez (via EMSC)
Caonillas (Puerto Rico) (59 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Barranquitas fuerte y con ruido (via EMSC)
Pasto (Puerto Rico) (58 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Fuerte se movio asiento. (via EMSC)
Botijas (Puerto Rico) (58 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Orocovis (via EMSC)
Sonador (Puerto Rico) (58 km NW from epicenter)(no details): This is the end (via EMSC)
Mayagüez (Puerto Rico) (57 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Fuerte en Mayaguez (via EMSC)
Mayagüez (Puerto Rico) (57 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Estoy en mi trabajo Mayagüez, segundo piso. Oscilación continuó por por lo menos 6-10 segundos. Es la primera vez que me da náusea y mareos. (via EMSC)
Aguirre (Puerto Rico) (54 km E from epicenter)(no details): Fuertesito Salinas (via EMSC)
(Puerto Rico) (51 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Se movió el carro (via EMSC)
Rosarío Bajo (Puerto Rico) (49 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Sentido en la cocina de mi casa. Jamaqueo moderado. (via EMSC)
Río Grande (Puerto Rico) (43 km N from epicenter)(no details): Fuerte, Jayuya (via EMSC)
Jayuya (Puerto Rico) (43 km N from epicenter)(no details): Fuerte en Jayuya (via EMSC)
Caín Alto (Puerto Rico) (41 km NW from epicenter)(no details): At dialysis (via EMSC)
San Germán (Puerto Rico) (40 km NW from epicenter)(no details): La vibración es continua en san german me pregunto si esta cituavion no desprende el terreno (via EMSC)
San Germán (Puerto Rico) (40 km NW from epicenter)(no details): San german, vibracion continua un poco mas intensa (via EMSC)
Lajas (Puerto Rico) (39 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Lo senti en Lajas poco fuerte. (via EMSC)
Capáez (Puerto Rico) (39 km N from epicenter)(no details): Mi casa de columnas vibro primero y despues jamaqueo. Utuado (via EMSC)
Capáez (Puerto Rico) (39 km N from epicenter)(no details): Se sintió una vibración leve pero constante por 3 o 4 segundos y despues un temblor fuerte de 2 segundos. (via EMSC)
Santa Isabel (Puerto Rico) (38 km E from epicenter)(no details): Fuerte (via EMSC)
Río Cañas Abajo (Puerto Rico) (36 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Fuerte. (via EMSC)
(Puerto Rico) (35 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Very strong!! (via EMSC)
Santana (Puerto Rico) (34 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Leve pero lo sentí. (via EMSC)
Santana (Puerto Rico) (34 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Todo se movio en mi casa (via EMSC)
Capitanejo (Puerto Rico) (30 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Fuerte Juana Díaz (via EMSC)
Cintrona (Puerto Rico) (30 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Se sintio unos segundos (via EMSC)
Magueyes (Puerto Rico) (23 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Horrible en casa de campo shekina ponce (via EMSC)
Magueyes (Puerto Rico) (22 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Fuerte!! (via EMSC)
Santo Domingo (Puerto Rico) (22 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Muy fuerte ,se movio la casa y todo en mi cuarto. (via EMSC)
Quebrada Ceiba (Puerto Rico) (22 km N from epicenter)(no details): Fuerte Peñuelas (via EMSC)
Primero (Puerto Rico) (21 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Se sintio fuerte (via EMSC)
Canas Urbano (Puerto Rico) (20 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Tuve que aguantar la tasa de café . Se me hiba a caer (via EMSC)
Barina (Puerto Rico) (20 km NW from epicenter)(no details): 4.9 Duro en Yauco y un Ruido Fuerte (via EMSC)
Primero (Puerto Rico) (20 km NE from epicenter)(no details): 11:15 am (via EMSC)
Canas Urbano (Puerto Rico) (19 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Ya no se puede vivir en Ponce (via EMSC)
Encarnación (Puerto Rico) (15 km N from epicenter)(no details): strong (via EMSC)

 

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