Moderate mag. 4.6 earthquake - 132 km northwest of San Juan, Puerto Rico, on Tuesday, 23 June 2020 at 20:34 (GMT) -

Moderate mag. 4.6 earthquake - 132 km northwest of San Juan, Puerto Rico, on Tuesday, 23 June 2020 at 20:34 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 4.6 earthquake at 9 km depth

23 Jun 20:38 UTC: First to report: USGS after 4 minutes.
Jun 23 20:53: Magnitude recalculated from 4.9 to 4.6.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 11.3 to 36.1 km.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 36.1 to 35.0 km.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 35.0 to 9.0 km.
Date & time: 23 Jun 2020 20:34:02 UTC -
Magnitude: 4.6
Depth: 9.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 19.2293°N / 67.0691°W (North Atlantic Ocean, Puerto Rico)
Nearby towns and cities:
81 km (50 mi) N of Isabela (pop: 12,500) --> See nearby quakes!
92 km (57 mi) NNW of Arecibo (pop: 49,300) --> See nearby quakes!
132 km (82 mi) NW of Puerto Rico (pop: 418,100) --> See nearby quakes!
133 km (83 mi) NW of Cataño (Catano) (pop: 28,100) --> See nearby quakes!
133 km (83 mi) NW of Bayamon (pop: 203,500) --> See nearby quakes!
148 km (92 mi) NW of Aibonito (pop: 8,950) --> See nearby quakes!
153 km (95 mi) NW of Loiza (pop: 4,310) --> See nearby quakes!
171 km (106 mi) NW of Guayama (pop: 21,600) --> See nearby quakes!
172 km (107 mi) NW of Las Piedras (pop: 6,660) --> See nearby quakes!
180 km (112 mi) NW of Fajardo (pop: 34,100) --> See nearby quakes!
124 km (77 mi) NNW of Puerto Rico Island (pop: 3,474,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 5 x 1011 joules (139 megawatt hours, equivalent to 120 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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Mag.DepthLocationSource
4.69 km80 km N of Isabela, Puerto RicoUSGS
4.734 kmMona Passage (Puerto Rico)GFZ
4.610 kmPuerto Rico RegionEMSC

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Utuado in the mountains (118.9 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Everything was swinging pretty good and my dog got up real fast when she felt the house start to shake (reported through our app)  
Cayey, PR , US (157.9 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / not felt : NOT FELT. (reported through our app)  
Puerto Rico, San Juan Antiguo Barrio, San Juan (133.2 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Se movió el monitor y pequeño crujido... (reported through our app)  
Santa Isabel (156.1 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / not felt
Palomas, Comerío (134.2 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
Florida, Florida Adentro Barrio (116.5 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
00674 (110.6 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : At the office 2nd floor. Shake very noticeable. People alarmed. (reported through our app)  
Orocovis (130.9 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
San Sebastian (100.5 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
Aguas Buenas (147.1 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Vibration felt while sitting on the sofa. (reported through our app)  
PONCE (142.2 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
Mayaguez, Mayagüez Barrio-Pueblo (114.9 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
Morovis (121.4 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
Trujillo Alto (144.3 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
Orocovis, PR / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : I felt a very quick up and down motion, not side to side as usual, went by very rapidly.  
Bayamon / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Aibonito / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Aibonito, movimiento suave y rápido  
Lares / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Felt the shaking and saw the water in a few glasses shaking  
Yauco / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Marueño (Puerto Rico, 134 km S of epicenter) : Se sintió fuerte al noroeste de Ponce PR (reported through EMSC)  
Fajardo (Puerto Rico, 179 km SE of epicenter) : Was hearing it on the news but was actually doing exercise in my home (reported through EMSC)  
Aguas Buenas (Puerto Rico, 147 km SE of epicenter) : Se Sintió Fuerte en Jagüeye Aguas Buenas PR (reported through EMSC)  
Ponce (Puerto Rico, 140 km S of epicenter) : Se sintió demasiado fuerte la preocupación es que ya las ya hay estructuras están ya colapsadas (reported through EMSC)  
Bayamón (Puerto Rico, 132 km SE of epicenter) : Guaynabo (reported through EMSC)  
Bayamón (Puerto Rico, 132 km SE of epicenter) : Bien leve (reported through EMSC)  
Pájaros (Puerto Rico, 129 km SE of epicenter) : Bayamon (reported through EMSC)  
Levittown (Puerto Rico, 126 km SE of epicenter) : Short but strong (reported through EMSC)  
Jayuya (Puerto Rico, 120 km SE of epicenter) : Was in shower. Felt as if someone was going through my post. Or someone trying to break the Contador delivered agua to make my life horrid. The ground below the floor about 20 feet you could hear hthe ground moving in waves. Then the usual thump and ended. Showered and put some music (reported through EMSC)  
Barahona (Puerto Rico, 115 km SE of epicenter) : Lo sentimos fuerte (reported through EMSC)  
Mayagüez (Puerto Rico, 111 km S of epicenter) : Se movió la lámpara del techo. Estoy en un tercer piso... Fue como un tirón. (reported through EMSC)  
(Puerto Rico, 107 km S of epicenter) : Strong quake, but not strong enough to go outside or stand in a doorway. (reported through EMSC)  
Ramos (Puerto Rico, 176 km SE of epicenter) : Estoy acostada y lo senti, mi casa es de madera vi el movimiento de esta (reported through EMSC)  
La Plena (Puerto Rico, 160 km SE of epicenter) : Se sintió Ponce (reported through EMSC)  
G. L. Garcia (Puerto Rico, 160 km SE of epicenter) : Se sintio leve, la cama se estremecio. (reported through EMSC)  
G. L. Garcia (Puerto Rico, 160 km SE of epicenter) : Se movieron las figuras y tiestos (reported through EMSC)  
Cayey (Puerto Rico, 157 km SE of epicenter) : Fue fuerte en cidra (reported through EMSC)  
Caguas (Puerto Rico, 156 km SE of epicenter) : Lo sentí a nivel moderado. (reported through EMSC)  
Caguas (Puerto Rico, 156 km SE of epicenter) : Felt in Caguas (reported through EMSC)  
Trujillo Alto (Puerto Rico, 150 km SE of epicenter) : Se movio sutilmente (reported through EMSC)  
Ponce (Puerto Rico, 142 km S of epicenter) : Ponce sentido fuerte sea la madre (reported through EMSC)  
Ponce (Puerto Rico, 142 km S of epicenter) : Estoy en Ponce en mi auto y se movió. (reported through EMSC)  
Ponce (Puerto Rico, 142 km S of epicenter) : A pendulum I keep on the ceiling moved for several seconds. (reported through EMSC)  
Ponce (Puerto Rico, 142 km S of epicenter) : El movimiento fue Leve . (reported through EMSC)  
Guaynabo (Puerto Rico, 141 km SE of epicenter) : Reparto Metropolitano san juan (reported through EMSC)  
Coto Laurel (Puerto Rico, 141 km SE of epicenter) : En Ponce lo sentí fuertecito. Pensé estaba mareado. Viendo noticias. (reported through EMSC)  
Coto Laurel (Puerto Rico, 141 km SE of epicenter) : Tembló un poco el mueble en Ponce Puerto Rico (reported through EMSC)  
Palomas (Puerto Rico, 141 km SE of epicenter) : Lo senti a la misma vez q el Dr Molinelli hablaba por radio sobre terre.oto de Mex. (reported through EMSC)  
Villalba (Puerto Rico, 136 km SE of epicenter) : Leve en Ponce (reported through EMSC)  
Marueño (Puerto Rico, 136 km S of epicenter) : Oeste de Ponce. Movimientoleve de lado a lado. (reported through EMSC)  
Marueño (Puerto Rico, 136 km S of epicenter) : Se movieron los muebles (reported through EMSC)  
Bayamón (Puerto Rico, 135 km SE of epicenter) : Sótano de Hospital en Bayamón, se sintió leve. (reported through EMSC)  
Bayamón (Puerto Rico, 135 km SE of epicenter) : Bayamon (reported through EMSC)  
Bayamón (Puerto Rico, 135 km SE of epicenter) : Estaba en mi cama y se movió. Bayamón (reported through EMSC)  
Cataño (Puerto Rico, 135 km SE of epicenter) : Muy leve como circular . (reported through EMSC)  
San Juan (Puerto Rico, 134 km SE of epicenter) : Santurce se sintió leve (reported through EMSC)  
Pájaros (Puerto Rico, 132 km SE of epicenter) : Bayamón. Short duración, lateral movement. (reported through EMSC)  
Pájaros (Puerto Rico, 132 km SE of epicenter) : Se sintio poco en Toa Alta (reported through EMSC)  
Mucarabones (Puerto Rico, 131 km SE of epicenter) : Leve movimiento de la cama (reported through EMSC)  
Candelaria (Puerto Rico, 130 km SE of epicenter) : Felt the shaking of furniture (reported through EMSC)  
Levittown (Puerto Rico, 129 km SE of epicenter) : (reported through EMSC)  
Levittown (Puerto Rico, 129 km SE of epicenter) : At my desk just a mere movement. But felt it. (reported through EMSC)  
Corozal (Puerto Rico, 127 km SE of epicenter) : Yo no, pero mi esposa sí lo sintió. Yo me mesia en la silla y ella entró y me dijo . (reported through EMSC)  
Toa Baja (Puerto Rico, 123 km SE of epicenter) : Una sensación a mareo sin estar mareada. (reported through EMSC)  
Toa Baja (Puerto Rico, 123 km SE of epicenter) : Pueblo de Toa Alta se sintió (reported through EMSC)  
Cabo Rojo (Puerto Rico, 123 km S of epicenter) : LEVE , POR QUE FUE LEJOSEN AGUAS AL NOROESTE DE ISABELA (reported through EMSC)  
Monte Grande (Puerto Rico, 123 km S of epicenter) : Cabo Rojo se sintió fuerte (reported through EMSC)  
Morovis (Puerto Rico, 123 km SE of epicenter) : Sentido en El sofá (reported through EMSC)  
Ciales (Puerto Rico, 118 km SE of epicenter) : Frontón, Ciales. Puerto Rico (reported through EMSC)  
Hormigueros (Puerto Rico, 117 km S of epicenter) : FuertePueblo de Mayaguez (reported through EMSC)  
Vega Baja (Puerto Rico, 114 km SE of epicenter) : Se movieron los muebles (reported through EMSC)  
Utuado (Puerto Rico, 113 km SE of epicenter) : Not so strong, brief (reported through EMSC)  
Utuado (Puerto Rico, 113 km SE of epicenter) : Se sintió fuerte en Utuado (reported through EMSC)  
Espino (Puerto Rico, 102 km S of epicenter) : lo senti leve ,Añasco PR (reported through EMSC)  
La Playa (Puerto Rico, 101 km S of epicenter) : Se movió el sofá, la televisión (reported through EMSC)  
La Playa (Puerto Rico, 101 km S of epicenter) : My bed shook a bit and the water in my glass on the table moved. Not much at all. (reported through EMSC)  
Juncal (Puerto Rico, 100 km S of epicenter) : Fué sentido levemente con una duración de 30 segundos aproximadamente. (reported through EMSC)  
Bajadero (Puerto Rico, 97 km SE of epicenter) : Se jamaqueo el sofá y me dio mareos (reported through EMSC)  
San Sebastián (Puerto Rico, 97 km S of epicenter) : Sentido en san sebastian. (reported through EMSC)  
San Sebastián (Puerto Rico, 97 km S of epicenter) : Vuelvo y comentó otra vez que dije horita inmediatamente que sentí un movimiento de frente hacia atrás como un columpio aquí en Culebrinas de San Sebastián estando sentada en el comedor de mi cocina (reported through EMSC)  
San Sebastián (Puerto Rico, 97 km S of epicenter) : Sentí leve el movimiento horizontal de frente hacia atrás.Estaba sentada en la cocina.Barrio culebrinas.Sector Lulo (reported through EMSC)  
San Sebastián (Puerto Rico, 97 km S of epicenter) : Se sintió en San Sebastián.Acentenlo (reported through EMSC)  
Hato Arriba (Puerto Rico, 94 km S of epicenter) : San Sebastian PR (reported through EMSC)  
Hato Arriba (Puerto Rico, 94 km S of epicenter) : Sentido en San Sebastián (reported through EMSC)  
Aguada (Puerto Rico, 91 km S of epicenter) : Sentido en Aguada (reported through EMSC)  
Aguada (Puerto Rico, 91 km S of epicenter) : Se sintio fuertecito en Aguada (reported through EMSC)  
Moca (Puerto Rico, 89 km S of epicenter) : Estaba sentado en el sofa y se movió dos veces pero levemente. Vivo en el pueblo de Moca, PR. (reported through EMSC)  
Camuy (Puerto Rico, 84 km S of epicenter) : Leve. (reported through EMSC)  
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