Very strong mag. 6.4 earthquake - North Atlantic Ocean, 29 km northwest of Aguadilla, Puerto Rico, on Tuesday, 10 February 1920 at 22:07 (GMT)
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Very strong magnitude 6.4 earthquake at 15 km depth
Depth: 15.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 18.619°N / 67.339°W (North Atlantic Ocean, Puerto Rico)
Nearby towns and cities:
29 km (18 mi) NW of Aguadilla (pop: 16,100) --> See nearby quakes!
83 km (52 mi) NW of Yauco (pop: 20,300) --> See nearby quakes!
86 km (54 mi) WNW of Barceloneta (Florida Afuera) (pop: 22,300) --> See nearby quakes!
92 km (57 mi) WNW of Manati (pop: 16,100) --> See nearby quakes!
101 km (63 mi) NW of Ponce (pop: 152,600) --> See nearby quakes!
125 km (78 mi) WNW of Aibonito (pop: 8,950) --> See nearby quakes!
127 km (79 mi) W of Bayamon (pop: 203,500) --> See nearby quakes!
130 km (81 mi) W of Cataño (Catano) (pop: 28,100) --> See nearby quakes!
131 km (81 mi) W of Puerto Rico (pop: 418,100) --> See nearby quakes!
147 km (92 mi) WNW of Guayama (pop: 21,600) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 2.5 x 1014 joules (69.8 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 60036 tons of TNT or 3.8 atomic bombs!) More info
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|6.4||15 km||Puerto Rico region||USGS|
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