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Minor mag. 3.5 earthquake - 17km S of Guanica, Puerto Rico on Tuesday, 17 March 2020

Minor mag. 3.5 earthquake  - 17km S of Guanica, Puerto Rico on Tuesday, 17 March 2020
Date & time: Tuesday, 17 March 2020 16:16 UTC
Local time at epicenter: 2020-03-17 12:16:20 -04:00
Magnitude: 3.5
Depth: 29.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 17.8183°N / 66.8798°W (Puerto Rico)
Nearest volcano: Saba (387 km)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 1.1*10^10 J (3.12 MWh / 2.68 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Tue, 17 Mar 2020
Tue, 17 Mar 16:16 UTCM 3.7 / 10 kmPuerto Rico RegionEMSC

"I felt it" reports:
Cayey, PR / not felt: NOT FELT.
(52.7 km ENE from epicenter) [Map] / not felt
Guaynabo (Puerto Rico) (96 km NE from epicenter)(no details): 12:16 pm (via EMSC)
Guaynabo (Puerto Rico) (96 km NE from epicenter)(no details): C movio el sillon (via EMSC)
Palmarejo (Puerto Rico) (79 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Nop !!! (via EMSC)
Coto Sur (Puerto Rico) (73 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Nada en Manatí (via EMSC)
Almácigo Bajo (Puerto Rico) (19 km N from epicenter)(no details): Se sintio la vibracion. (via EMSC)
Culebrinas (Puerto Rico) (52 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Se escuchó un ruìdo de desgarre en el terreno de la casa. Pensé que se caería algún árbol cercano a la casa por el movimiento suave y ligero. (via EMSC)

 

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