Débil terremoto magnitud 3.7 - 31 km SSE of Mayagüez, Puerto Rico, domingo, 11 oct. 2020 -

Débil terremoto magnitud 3.7 - 31 km SSE of Mayagüez, Puerto Rico, domingo, 11 oct. 2020

Minor magnitude 3.7 earthquake at 12 km depth

11 Oct 04:17 UTC: Primero en informar: USGS después de 17 minutos.
11 Oct 04:34: Magnitud recalculada de 4.1 a 3.7. Profundidad recalculada de 10.0 a 12.0 km (de 6.2 a 7.5 mi). Ubicación del epicentro corregida 13.4 km (8.3 mi) al NNW.
Fecha & hora: 11 Oct 2020 04:00:47 UTC -
Hora local al epicentro: 11 Oct 12:00 am (GMT -4)
Magnitud: 3.7
Profundidad: 12.0 km
Epicentro latitud / longitud: 17,9396°N / 67,0515°W (Puerto Rico)
Nearby towns and cities:
4 km al S de La Parguera (pop: 1,140)
15 km al ESE de Pole Ojea (pop: 1,830)
16 km al WSW de Guanica (pop: 9,220)
16 km al S de San Germán (pop: 12,100)
19 km al SSE de Cabo Rojo (pop: 10,800)
31 km al SSE de Mayagüez (pop: 78,600)
108 km al WSW de Bayamon (pop: 203,500)
116 km al WSW de San Juan (pop: 418,100)
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Moderate Rain 25.4°C (78 F), humidity: 77%, wind: 1 m/s (2 kts) from ENE
Fuente primaria de datos: USGS
Energía liberada estimada: 2,2 x 1010 joules (6,22 megawatt hours, equivalent to 5,35 tons of TNT) [aprende más]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudProfundidadUbicaciónFuente
M 3.712 km3 Km S of La Parguera, Puerto RicoUSGS
M 4.110 kmPuerto Rico RegionEMSC

User reports for this quake (21)

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Aguada, PR (51.7 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / single lateral shake / very short
Cabo Rojo (19.1 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I heard like an explosion, then it started a light shaking for few seconds. (reported through our app)
La parguera / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
Cabo Rojo / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Mayaguez / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 1-2 s : Awakened from sleep, in the mountains on 2nd floor
San Juan (Puerto Rico, 119 km NE of epicenter) : Sonido de ventana y aunque estaba acostada me di cuenta que se movía. Isla Verde, Maria (reported through EMSC)
Utuado (Puerto Rico, 59 km NE of epicenter) : Leve (reported through EMSC)
San Sebastián (Puerto Rico, 57 km N of epicenter) : Tembló hace unos minutos aquí en San Sebastián, porque sentimos que se sacudieron los muebles por unos segundos. (reported through EMSC)
Puerto Real (Puerto Rico, 34 km NW of epicenter) : House shook 12 midnight (reported through EMSC)
Lajas (Puerto Rico, 26 km NW of epicenter) : 1 en lajas fuerte 12:00 am. (reported through EMSC)
Lajas (Puerto Rico, 26 km NW of epicenter) : Se sintio 1 fuerte en Lajas a las 12 :00 pm (reported through EMSC)
Trujillo Alto (Puerto Rico, 122 km NE of epicenter) : Trujillo Alto no se sintio (reported through EMSC)
Pájaros (Puerto Rico, 104 km NE of epicenter) : Que hubo un temblor?? (reported through EMSC)
Camuy (Puerto Rico, 76 km N of epicenter) : Not felt, Camuy PR (reported through EMSC)
Moca (Puerto Rico, 65 km NW of epicenter) : I FELT IT. I WAS IN BED. (reported through EMSC)
Hato Arriba (Puerto Rico, 59 km NW of epicenter) : Quick but strong shake in san sebastian (reported through EMSC)
San Sebastián (Puerto Rico, 57 km N of epicenter) : Sacudiòn rápido por unos segundos aquí en San Sebastián. Movió los muebles (reported through EMSC)
San Sebastián (Puerto Rico, 57 km N of epicenter) : La cama se movió fuerte y hubo replica (reported through EMSC)
San Germán (Puerto Rico, 29 km NW of epicenter) : Felt in San german (reported through EMSC)
La Parguera (Puerto Rico, 18 km NW of epicenter) : Ruido fuerte! Y luego se sintió el temblor (reported through EMSC)
La Parguera (Puerto Rico, 18 km NW of epicenter) : Fuerte y rapido.. (reported through EMSC)
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