Débil terremoto magnitud 3.7 - 30 km SSE of Mayagüez, Puerto Rico, domingo, 11 oct. 2020 -

Débil terremoto magnitud 3.7 - 30 km SSE of Mayagüez, Puerto Rico, domingo, 11 oct. 2020

Minor magnitude 3.7 earthquake at 11 km depth

11 Oct 07:30 UTC: Primero en informar: USGS después de 10 minutos.
11 Oct 07:55: Magnitud recalculada de 4.0 a 3.7. Profundidad recalculada de 10.0 a 11.0 km (de 6.2 a 6.8 mi). Ubicación del epicentro corregida 7.6 km (4.7 mi) al SSW.
Fecha & hora: 11 Oct 2020 07:21:00 UTC -
Hora local al epicentro: 11 Oct 3:21 am (GMT -4)
Magnitud: 3.7
Profundidad: 11.0 km
Epicentro latitud / longitud: 17,9396°N / 67,0581°W (Puerto Rico)
Nearby towns and cities:
4 km al SSW de La Parguera (pop: 1,140)
14 km al ESE de Pole Ojea (pop: 1,830)
16 km al S de San Germán (pop: 12,100)
16 km al WSW de Guanica (pop: 9,220)
19 km al SSE de Cabo Rojo (pop: 10,800)
30 km al SSE de Mayagüez (pop: 78,600)
305 km al E de Santo Domingo (República Dominicana) (pop: 2,201,900)
317 km al E de Santo Domingo Oeste (República Dominicana) (pop: 701,300)
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Broken Clouds 24.4°C (76 F), humidity: 94%, wind: 3 m/s (5 kts) from E
Fuente primaria de datos: USGS
Energía liberada estimada: 2,2 x 1010 joules (6,22 megawatt hours, equivalent to 5,35 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudProfundidadUbicaciónFuente
M 3.711 km3 Km NE of La Parguera, Puerto RicoUSGS
M 4.010 km44 Km W of Ponce, Puerto RicoEMSC

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Cayey, PR , US (99.7 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
Cayey, PR , US (99.7 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
La Parguera / Light shaking (MMI IV) / single vertical bump / very short : Was lying in bed, felt a sudden, hard jerk and heard a rattle/rumble
Cabo Rojo, P.R. / Weak shaking (MMI III) / 2-5 s : I was laying down on the bottom of a bunkbed and the bed lightly swang from side to side.
Frailes Yauco PR / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s : Firm floor vibration
Utuado (Puerto Rico, 46 km NE of epicenter) : I felt one at 11:58 easter time. (reported through EMSC)
Moca (Puerto Rico, 45 km NW of epicenter) : Scarry (reported through EMSC)
Puerto Real (Puerto Rico, 19 km NW of epicenter) : Sleeping woke me up, fast tremor (reported through EMSC)
Sabana Grande (Puerto Rico, 11 km NE of epicenter) : Me despertó (reported through EMSC)
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