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Light mag. 4.2 earthquake - 3km SW of Guanica, Puerto Rico on Wednesday, 22 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 2 weeks earlier.
Light mag. 4.2 earthquake  - 3km SW of Guanica, Puerto Rico on Wednesday, 22 January 2020
Date & time: Wednesday, 22 January 2020 09:37 UTC
Local time at epicenter: 2020-01-22 05:37:09 -04:00
Magnitude: 4.2
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 17.9673°N / 66.9366°W (Puerto Rico)
Nearest volcano: Saba (394 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
Wed, 22 Jan 2020
Wed, 22 Jan 09:37 UTCM 4.2 / 10 kmPuerto RicoEMSC

"I felt it" reports:
(105.8 km ENE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking)(via app)
Mayaguez, Puerto Rico (33.6 km NW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking): Bed swayed (via app)
Lares / MMI IV (Light shaking): I was sleeping and my bed started to shake for two seconds.
LM, Cayey, PR / not felt: NOT FELT.
(63.3 km NE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking)(via app)
(12 km N from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Cabo Rojo, Puerto Rico (31.4 km NW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking)(via app)
Lajas / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Tallaboa Peñuelas PR / not felt: We were awake, sitting on the terrace admiring the sky.
Tallaboa Peñuelas PR (26.3 km E from epicenter) [Map] / not felt: Slept through it.
Galan (63.1 km ENE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking)(via app)
Martín González (Puerto Rico) (113 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Levemente (via EMSC)
Quebrada Grande (Puerto Rico) (108 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Trujillo Alto (via EMSC)
La Gloria (Puerto Rico) (106 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Hace como 15 minutos (via EMSC)
Sabana Seca (Puerto Rico) (96 km NE from epicenter)(no details): No lo sentí (via EMSC)
Buena Vista (Puerto Rico) (89 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Weak in bayamon (via EMSC)
Coto Sur (Puerto Rico) (70 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Bien leve (via EMSC)
Cintrona (Puerto Rico) (46 km E from epicenter)(no details): Leve movimientoJuana Diaz (via EMSC)
Río Cañas Abajo (Puerto Rico) (37 km NW from epicenter)(no details): More noise than movement but still felt felt ir was a quake. (via EMSC)
Sábalos (Puerto Rico) (35 km NW from epicenter)(no details): I heard a sound like a far away explosion then felt the shaking. I'm in a building at work on the 1st floor. I looked at my bottle of water and saw it moving. My chair also shook! (via EMSC)
Sábalos (Puerto Rico) (35 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Felt in Mayaguez PR just a few moments ago (via EMSC)
Sábalos (Puerto Rico) (35 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Felt in Mayagüez (via EMSC)
Hormigueros (Puerto Rico) (28 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Fuerte area de Hormigueros (via EMSC)
Llanos Tuna (Puerto Rico) (23 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Lo sentí (via EMSC)
San Germán (Puerto Rico) (18 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Fuerte (via EMSC)
San Germán (Puerto Rico) (18 km NW from epicenter)(no details): San Germán fuerte (via EMSC)
Lajas (Puerto Rico) (17 km NW from epicenter)(no details): En. Lajas moderado. (via EMSC)
Retiro (Puerto Rico) (16 km NW from epicenter)(no details): San german. Bastante fuerte (via EMSC)
Minillas (Puerto Rico) (13 km NW from epicenter)(no details): 5:38am San Germán. The entire house shook (via EMSC)

 

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