Moderate mag. 4.5 earthquake - 4.3 km west of Guánica, Puerto Rico, on Saturday, June 13, 2020 at 05:52 (GMT) -

Moderate mag. 4.5 earthquake - 4.3 km west of Guánica, Puerto Rico, on Saturday, June 13, 2020 at 05:52 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 4.5 earthquake at 9 km depth

13 Jun 05:57 UTC: First to report: USGS after 4 minutes.
Jun 13 06:05: Magnitude recalculated from 4.8 to 4.4.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 3.3 to 13.1 km.
Jun 13 06:34: Magnitude recalculated from 4.4 to 4.5.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 13.1 to 9.0 km.
Date & time: Jun 13, 2020 05:52:34 UTC -
Magnitude: 4.5
Depth: 9.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 17.9601°N / 66.9471°W (Montalva Barrio, Guanica, Puerto Rico)
Antipode: 17.96°S / 113.053°E
Nearby towns and cities:
4 km (3 mi) WSW of Guanica (Guánica) (pop: 9,220) --> See nearby quakes!
13 km (8 mi) S of Sabana Grande (pop: 8,960) --> See nearby quakes!
13 km (8 mi) SW of Yauco (pop: 20,300) --> See nearby quakes!
16 km (10 mi) SE of Lajas (pop: 5,260) --> See nearby quakes!
17 km (11 mi) SE of San German (San Germán) (pop: 12,100) --> See nearby quakes!
18 km (11 mi) WSW of Guayanilla (pop: 5,210) --> See nearby quakes!
25 km (15 mi) S of Maricao (pop: 1,170) --> See nearby quakes!
25 km (16 mi) ESE of Cabo Rojo (pop: 10,800) --> See nearby quakes!
26 km (16 mi) WSW of Penuelas (Peñuelas) (pop: 6,850) --> See nearby quakes!
28 km (17 mi) SE of Hormigueros (pop: 11,900) --> See nearby quakes!
35 km (22 mi) W of Ponce (pop: 152,600) --> See nearby quakes!
105 km (65 mi) WSW of San Juan (pop: 418,100) --> See nearby quakes!
57 km (35 mi) SW of Puerto Rico Island (pop: 3,474,200) --> See nearby quakes!
161 km (100 mi) W of Vieques Island (pop: 9,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 3.5 x 1011 joules (98.6 megawatt hours, equivalent to 84.8 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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Mag.DepthLocationSource
4.59 km4 km WSW of Guánica, Puerto RicoUSGS
4.315 kmPuerto RicoEMSC
4.610 kmPuerto Rico RegionGFZ

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Mayaguez, Mayagüez Barrio-Pueblo (30.9 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
Ponce, Segundo Barrio (33.5 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : El asiento y la mesa donde me aguanté se sacudió fuerte y se quedó estableciéndose. (reported through our app)  
Valle de Andalucia, Ponce, PR (32.7 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Nos despertó un fuerte movimiento. (reported through our app)  
Cayey, PR, US (87.7 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / not felt : NOT FELT. (reported through our app)  
Aguadilla (55.6 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
Bed (21.3 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
Hatillo (47.3 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
Sabana Grande (12.7 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Utuado in the mountains (41.4 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
Umakao, Humacao Barrio-Pueblo (119.7 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
Utuado, Utuado Barrio-Pueblo (43.6 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
Lajas,P.R. / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Frailes Yauco / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Felt a strong jolt which moved the bed and woke me up and strong vibration after  
Lajas / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Ponce. Fuerte / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
La Parguera / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Lajas / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Mayaguez,PR / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Hormiguros Puerto Rico / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Just took a sleeping pill and then the Shaking Started.  
Isabela / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Sentido leve. Pude ver el agua en el tanque del filtro moviéndose.  
Plan Bonito Cabo Rojo / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Aguadilla Puerto Rico / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Yauco, PR / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Añasco, pr / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Lares / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
San Sebastián , PR Bo.Holamala / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Mayaguez / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : I was sleeping when I felt it move a bit.  
San Antonio (Puerto Rico, 83 km NE of epicenter) : Estaba acostada sentí un trueno y 2movimientos debajo de mi. Me asuste y me levante mire el reloj y eran las 2am. Esperé un rato y me acosté . (reported through EMSC)  
San Germán (Puerto Rico, 18 km NW of epicenter) : Difícil (reported through EMSC)  
Utuado (Puerto Rico, 39 km NE of epicenter) : Strong quick jerk. (reported through EMSC)  
Juncal (Puerto Rico, 37 km NW of epicenter) : Me desperté con el sonido de unas puertas pero fué breve. Hubo otro en menos de un minuto de menor intensidad. (reported through EMSC)  
Cabo Rojo (Puerto Rico, 28 km NW of epicenter) : SENTÍ COMO SI ME HUBIERAN METIDO LA MANO DENTRO DEL PANTALÓN (reported through EMSC)  
Betances (Puerto Rico, 24 km W of epicenter) : Woke us up. Moderate shaking. (reported through EMSC)  
Trujillo Alto (Puerto Rico, 104 km NE of epicenter) : Trujillo Alto (reported through EMSC)  
San Juan (Puerto Rico, 101 km NE of epicenter) : Sonido como d un timbre de goma (reported through EMSC)  
Corcovado (Puerto Rico, 55 km N of epicenter) : Arecibo (reported through EMSC)  
Capitanejo (Puerto Rico, 40 km E of epicenter) : Se movió la cama y cosas en mi cuarto. Juana díaz (reported through EMSC)  
Ponce (Puerto Rico, 31 km E of epicenter) : Pense q sido uno de larga duracion. Pero fueron dos corridos. (reported through EMSC)  
Ponce (Puerto Rico, 30 km E of epicenter) : movimiento telúrico a la 1:57 am en ponce PR. todavía hay sensacion de movimiento.2:00 am. (reported through EMSC)  
Hormigueros (Puerto Rico, 29 km NW of epicenter) : Movimiento me despertó. (reported through EMSC)  
(Puerto Rico, 20 km NW of epicenter) : Very strong with like a thunder sound. (reported through EMSC)  
Lajas (Puerto Rico, 18 km NW of epicenter) : Fuerte en lajas (reported through EMSC)  
Lajas (Puerto Rico, 18 km NW of epicenter) : Senti 1 lajas 1 53 am jamaquip (reported through EMSC)  
La Parguera (Puerto Rico, 14 km W of epicenter) : Fuerte ! (reported through EMSC)  
(Puerto Rico, 14 km W of epicenter) : I FELT IT STRONG IN LA PLATA WARD OF LAJAS, P. R. THE SHAKING HAD BEGUN A FEW SECONDS BEFORE WE WOKE UP, SINCE THE STRONG MOVEMENTS AND NOISE WERE FELT AND HEARD ON OUR TWO-STORY HOUSE. THERE WAS ANOTHER ONE WE FELT IMMEDIATELY, BECAUSE THE HOUSE ALSO SHO (reported through EMSC)  
Palomas (Puerto Rico, 5 km NE of epicenter) : Fuerte (reported through EMSC)  
Pleasant Hill (United States, 2643 km NW of epicenter) : Estaba chicha a la jefa mia y antes de venirme sentí el temblor y se me fue el polvo (reported through EMSC)  
Carolina (Puerto Rico, 115 km NE of epicenter) : Se sintió (reported through EMSC)  
Galateo (Puerto Rico, 86 km NE of epicenter) : Sentido en el Bo. Galateo en Toa Alta, movimiento de suave a moderado acompañado de sonido como rugido en tierra. (reported through EMSC)  
Morovis (Puerto Rico, 70 km NE of epicenter) (reported through EMSC)
Caban (Puerto Rico, 57 km NW of epicenter) : Sentí vibración,y observé un movimiento en un televisor a mi lado. (reported through EMSC)  
Piedra Gorda (Puerto Rico, 53 km N of epicenter) : Soft movement Camuy PR (reported through EMSC)  
Aguada (Puerto Rico, 53 km NW of epicenter) : Fuerte (reported through EMSC)  
Aguada (Puerto Rico, 53 km NW of epicenter) : Aguada se sintio q me desperto (reported through EMSC)  
Quebrada (Puerto Rico, 46 km N of epicenter) : Fuerte ruido como un trueno y el movimiento fuerte. Bayaney Hatillo (reported through EMSC)  
Hato Arriba (Puerto Rico, 45 km NW of epicenter) : Felt it , very light (reported through EMSC)  
Hato Arriba (Puerto Rico, 45 km NW of epicenter) : Fuerte corcovada (reported through EMSC)  
Cayuco (Puerto Rico, 43 km NE of epicenter) : Se sintió fuerte en Angeles (reported through EMSC)  
Cayuco (Puerto Rico, 43 km NE of epicenter) : Fuerte vibracion. Dos veces seguidas. (reported through EMSC)  
Las Marias (Puerto Rico, 42 km NW of epicenter) : Senti ruido y movimiento leve. Aguada (reported through EMSC)  
San Sebastián (Puerto Rico, 42 km NW of epicenter) : Se sintio fuerte (reported through EMSC)  
San Sebastián (Puerto Rico, 42 km NW of epicenter) : Leve jamacon pero que asusta.. Barrio Culebrinas, San Sebastián.. (reported through EMSC)  
Ponce (Puerto Rico, 35 km E of epicenter) : Se estremeció la camilla en el hospital Dr pirata Pilas en Ponce se veían las cortinas sacudirse corto pero fuertecito (reported through EMSC)  
Ponce (Puerto Rico, 35 km E of epicenter) : Fuerte movimiento y poca duración , La Alhambra, Ponce (reported through EMSC)  
Ponce (Puerto Rico, 35 km E of epicenter) : Leve movimiento en Ponce...cerca de Mercedita... (reported through EMSC)  
Ponce (Puerto Rico, 35 km E of epicenter) : Sentí la cama y la mesita moverse. (reported through EMSC)  
Ponce (Puerto Rico, 35 km E of epicenter) : Movimiento fuerte Ponce (reported through EMSC)  
Mayagüez (Puerto Rico, 33 km NW of epicenter) : Sentido fuerte en Mayaguez. (reported through EMSC)  
Mayagüez (Puerto Rico, 33 km NW of epicenter) : Sentido (reported through EMSC)  
Marueño (Puerto Rico, 33 km E of epicenter) : Se mesio la casa completa la cama parecía mecedora de lado a lado. Delicias Ponce. (reported through EMSC)  
Adjuntas (Puerto Rico, 33 km NE of epicenter) : Se sintió fuerte. (reported through EMSC)  
Hormigueros (Puerto Rico, 27 km NW of epicenter) : En Mayaguez sur se sintió. (reported through EMSC)  
Boquerón (Puerto Rico, 24 km W of epicenter) : Me despertó en Boquerón (reported through EMSC)  
Santo Domingo (Puerto Rico, 24 km NE of epicenter) : Santo Domingo de Peñuelas, me despertó la sacudida. (reported through EMSC)  
Santo Domingo (Puerto Rico, 24 km NE of epicenter) : Bo.Macana Guayanilla se movió la casa como 4 segundos. (reported through EMSC)  
(Puerto Rico, 23 km N of epicenter) : Me asusté mucho con el 1ro fue fuertecito, luego hicieron 2 más leves (reported through EMSC)  
(Puerto Rico, 19 km NW of epicenter) : Mucho ruido bajo tierra y movimiento (reported through EMSC)  
San Germán (Puerto Rico, 17 km NW of epicenter) : San German se sintio leve (reported through EMSC)  
San Germán (Puerto Rico, 17 km NW of epicenter) : San german (reported through EMSC)  
Yauco (Puerto Rico, 13 km NE of epicenter) : Fuerte (reported through EMSC)  
Yauco (Puerto Rico, 13 km NE of epicenter) : Me despertó, estremeció la casa (reported through EMSC)  
Yauco (Puerto Rico, 13 km NE of epicenter) : Sentido en Yauco. Fuerte vibracion movio mi cama y me desperto. (reported through EMSC)  
Yauco (Puerto Rico, 13 km NE of epicenter) : En Yauco en barrio Almacigo Bajo sentida fuerte vibracion. Movio mi cama y me desperto. (reported through EMSC)  
Sabana Grande (Puerto Rico, 13 km NW of epicenter) : Sabana Grande fue fuerte y ruidoso, luego vino otro leve.. (reported through EMSC)  
Sabana Grande (Puerto Rico, 13 km NW of epicenter) : Sabana Grande fueron 2 corridos y fuertes (reported through EMSC)  
Sabana Grande (Puerto Rico, 13 km NW of epicenter) : Bastante FUERTE EN Rincon Pozo, Sabana Grande, DIOS NOS cuide. (reported through EMSC)  
Sabana Grande (Puerto Rico, 13 km NW of epicenter) : Se escuchó como un trueno y luego vibración (reported through EMSC)  
(Puerto Rico, 11 km NW of epicenter) : Se sintió fuerte (reported through EMSC)  
Lluveras (Puerto Rico, 10 km NE of epicenter) : Fuerte Susua Sabana grande (reported through EMSC)  
Liborio Negron Torres (Puerto Rico, 9 km N of epicenter) : Se movio la casa bastante. Y hubo otro rapido. (reported through EMSC)  
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