Mag. 4.2 earthquake - 39 km west of Ponce, Puerto Rico, on 25 Oct 9:39 pm (GMT -4) -

Mag. 4.2 earthquake  - 39 km west of Ponce, Puerto Rico, on 25 Oct 9:39 pm (GMT -4)

Light magnitude 4.2 earthquake at 18 km depth

26 Oct 01:55 UTC: First to report: USGS after 16 minutes.
Date & time: 26 Oct 2020 01:39:48 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 25 Oct 9:39 pm (GMT -4)
Magnitude: 4.2
Depth: 17.6 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 17.9947°N / 66.9788°W (Puerto Rico)
Nearby towns and cities:
8 km (5 mi) WNW of Guánica (pop: 9,220)
9 km (6 mi) S of Sabana Grande (pop: 8,960)
11 km (7 mi) SE of Lajas (pop: 5,260)
20 km (12 mi) W of Guayanilla (pop: 5,210)
29 km (18 mi) SE of Mayagüez (pop: 78,600)
39 km (24 mi) W of Ponce (pop: 152,600)
312 km (194 mi) E of Santo Domingo (Dominican Republic) (pop: 2,201,900)
324 km (201 mi) E of Santo Domingo Oeste (Dominican Republic) (pop: 701,300)
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Few Clouds 25.1°C (77 F), humidity: 84%, wind: 4 m/s (7 kts) from E
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 1011 joules (35 megawatt hours, equivalent to 30.1 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 4.218 km6 Km SW of Liborio Negron Torres, Puerto RicoUSGS
M 4.218 km39 Km W of Ponce, Puerto RicoEMSC

User reports for this quake (44)

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Frailes Yauco PR / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s : Was in bed and heard a thud and felt a jolt, then vibration Shortly after felt more vibration- was not sure if it was part of the same event
Cayey ,PR, US (90.3 km E of epicenter) [Map] / not felt : NOT FELT. (reported through our app)
57.2 km E of epicenter [Map] / not felt
12.1 km ENE of epicenter [Map] / Very strong shaking (MMI VII) (reported through our app)
108.4 km ENE of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
Lajas palmarejo / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / 5-10 s
salinas / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / very short
Mayagüez (Puerto Rico, 29 km NW of epicenter) : Se movió la cama. (reported through EMSC)
Brenas (Puerto Rico, 86 km NE of epicenter) : Bn leve (reported through EMSC)
Manatí (Puerto Rico, 71 km NE of epicenter) : Nada en Manatí (reported through EMSC)
Santo Domingo (Puerto Rico, 25 km E of epicenter) : Bo.Macana sector Santoni Guayanilla (reported through EMSC)
(United States of America, 21 km NW of epicenter) : Woke me up. But right back to sleep. Zzzzzzz zzzz (reported through EMSC)
(United States of America, 21 km NW of epicenter) : Strong. Woke me up! (reported through EMSC)
Yauco (Puerto Rico, 15 km E of epicenter) : Sentí El movimiento del sofá (reported through EMSC)
Sabana Grande (Puerto Rico, 10 km N of epicenter) : Recostado lo sentí pero no pensé tan fuerte (reported through EMSC)
Arecibo (Puerto Rico, 60 km NE of epicenter) : Me movió la cama (reported through EMSC)
Arecibo (Puerto Rico, 60 km NE of epicenter) : Senti que movió mi cama (reported through EMSC)
Camuy (Puerto Rico, 56 km N of epicenter) : Leve, en Camuy (reported through EMSC)
Camuy (Puerto Rico, 56 km N of epicenter) : Not felt, Camuy PR (reported through EMSC)
Corcovado (Puerto Rico, 56 km N of epicenter) : Un tirón al los muebles (reported through EMSC)
Utuado (Puerto Rico, 42 km NE of epicenter) : Strong in Utuado, Puerto Rico. (reported through EMSC)
Utuado (Puerto Rico, 42 km NE of epicenter) : Not strong, approximately 9:40 pm. (reported through EMSC)
San Sebastián (Puerto Rico, 38 km NW of epicenter) : San Sebastián se movió la silla y mesa un poco (reported through EMSC)
Mayagüez (Puerto Rico, 29 km NW of epicenter) : Sentido fuerte en mayagüez. (reported through EMSC)
Peñuelas (Puerto Rico, 28 km E of epicenter) : Moved my bed (reported through EMSC)
Puerto Real (Puerto Rico, 24 km NW of epicenter) : Se sintio en cabo rojo (reported through EMSC)
Maricao (Puerto Rico, 21 km N of epicenter) : Ahora mismo lo sentí, pero no fue fuerte, fue como un remenion. Esto fue en Maricao. (reported through EMSC)
(United States of America, 21 km NW of epicenter) : felt itBed shook (reported through EMSC)
Boquerón (Puerto Rico, 20 km W of epicenter) : Temblor en Boquerón (reported through EMSC)
Yauco (Puerto Rico, 15 km E of epicenter) : Sentimos tremendo halòn! (reported through EMSC)
Yauco (Puerto Rico, 15 km E of epicenter) : Heard sound (reported through EMSC)
Yauco (Puerto Rico, 15 km E of epicenter) : Se sintio bastante fuerte (reported through EMSC)
San Germán (Puerto Rico, 12 km NW of epicenter) : Felted in San next (reported through EMSC)
Palomas (Puerto Rico, 12 km E of epicenter) : Leve (reported through EMSC)
Lajas (Puerto Rico, 11 km NW of epicenter) : Senti 1 en lajas fuerte a las 9 38 pm (reported through EMSC)
Sabana Grande (Puerto Rico, 10 km N of epicenter) : Sabana Grande S3 sintio fuertesito 1.2 miles de profundidad wow. 3.44. DIOS NOS CUIDE. (reported through EMSC)
Sabana Grande (Puerto Rico, 10 km N of epicenter) : Leve (reported through EMSC)
Sabana Grande (Puerto Rico, 10 km N of epicenter) : Movimiento leve de la cama. (reported through EMSC)
Maria Antonia (Puerto Rico, 10 km E of epicenter) : Se sintió ruido y movimiento (reported through EMSC)
Lluveras (Puerto Rico, 10 km NE of epicenter) : Sabana Grande (reported through EMSC)
Guánica (Puerto Rico, 8 km E of epicenter) : Se sintió duró (reported through EMSC)
Guánica (Puerto Rico, 8 km E of epicenter) : Senti (reported through EMSC)
La Parguera (Puerto Rico, 7 km W of epicenter) : Fuertecito (reported through EMSC)
Liborio Negron Torres (Puerto Rico, 7 km NE of epicenter) : Sentimos uno fuertecito y otro seguido. (reported through EMSC)
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