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

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

Moderate magnitude 4.2 earthquake at 18 km depth

26 Oct 01:55 UTC: First to report: USGS after 16 minutes.
Date & time: Oct 26, 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 (Ensenada Barrio, Guanica, Puerto Rico)
Antipode: 17.995°S / 113.021°E
Nearby towns and cities:
7 km (4 mi) SW of Liborio Negron Torres (Sabana Grande) (pop: 1,300) --> See nearby quakes!
8 km (5 mi) WNW of Guanica (Guánica) (pop: 9,220) --> See nearby quakes!
9 km (6 mi) S of Sabana Grande (pop: 8,960) --> See nearby quakes!
11 km (7 mi) SE of Lajas (pop: 5,260) --> See nearby quakes!
12 km (7 mi) SE of San German (San Germán) (pop: 12,100) --> See nearby quakes!
14 km (9 mi) WSW of Yauco (pop: 20,300) --> See nearby quakes!
20 km (12 mi) W of Guayanilla (pop: 5,210) --> See nearby quakes!
20 km (13 mi) ESE of Cabo Rojo (pop: 10,800) --> See nearby quakes!
21 km (13 mi) S of Maricao (pop: 1,170) --> See nearby quakes!
23 km (14 mi) SE of Hormigueros (pop: 11,900) --> See nearby quakes!
28 km (17 mi) WSW of Penuelas (Peñuelas) (pop: 6,850) --> See nearby quakes!
29 km (18 mi) SE of Mayaguez (Mayagüez) (pop: 78,600) --> See nearby quakes!
29 km (18 mi) S of Las Marias (Las Marías) (pop: 1,030) --> See nearby quakes!
38 km (23 mi) W of Ponce (pop: 152,600) --> See nearby quakes!
106 km (66 mi) WSW of San Juan (pop: 418,100) --> See nearby quakes!
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 (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 1011 joules (35 megawatt hours, equivalent to 30.1 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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Mag.DepthLocationSource
4.218 km6 Km SW of Liborio Negron Torres, Puerto RicoUSGS
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)  
Playita Cortada, Descalabrado Barrio, Santa Isabel (57.2 km E of epicenter) [Map] / not felt
Palomas, Susúa Baja Barrio, Yauco (12.1 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / Very strong shaking (MMI VII) (reported through our app)
Trujillo Alto (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)  
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