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Strong mag. 6.4 earthquake - 97km N of Hatillo, Puerto Rico on Monday, 13 January 2014

Strong mag. 6.4 earthquake - 57km N of Hatillo, Puerto Rico on Monday, 13 January 2014

Strong mag. 6.4 earthquake  - 57km N of Hatillo, Puerto Rico on Monday, 13 January 2014
Date & time: Monday, 13 January 2014 04:01 UTC
Local time at epicenter: Monday, January 13, 2014 00:01:04
Magnitude: 6.4
Depth: 28.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 19.0014°N / 66.8478°W (Porto Rico)
Nearest volcano: Saba (422 km)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 2.5*10^14 J (69.8 GWh / 60036 tons of TNT / 3.8 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
HeureMag. / DepthLocationSource
Mon, 13 Jan 2014
Mon, 13 Jan 04:01 UTCM 6.4 / 20 km PUERTO RICO REGIONEMSC
Mon, 13 Jan 04:01 UTCM 6.4 / 22 kmPuerto Rico RegionGFZ
Mon, 13 Jan 04:01 UTCM 6.4 / 28 kmN of Hatillo, Puerto RicoGeoAu

shake map
(shakemap: USGS)
"I felt it" reports:
Trujillo Alto (113.1 km SE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Although it was midnight and I was fast asleep, it was enough to wake me up. The bed was shaking , the windows rattled. I live at the opposite side of the island.Many people here are worried that a big one is due soon, like the one in 1918 which was very destructive.
Vega Baja / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Bayamón / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Punta Cana / MMI IX (Violent shaking): While laying awake in bed, at at resort, we felt the bed shaking....15-20 seconds approximately. It was very odd, and alarming! Our suite, being located on the ground floor, and the headboard up against an inside/hallway wall. We couldn't figure out what was causing it, until we just heard of the news. That explains it!
bayamon PR (99.8 km SE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Cond. Atrium Park, Apt. 407, Guaynabo, PR 00969 / MMI V (Moderate shaking): I felt its movements, remained sited in front of my computer in an alert position to move to a safer place in my Condominium Apartment
Guaynabo, PR / MMI IV (Light shaking): It lasted 10 to 20 seconds, but this felt like 10 minutes.
San Juan (105.4 km SE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IX (Violent shaking): San juan
San Juan (105.4 km SE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IX (Violent shaking): San juan
San Juan (105.4 km SE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IX (Violent shaking): San juan
San Juan (105.4 km SE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IX (Violent shaking): San juan
RINCON / MMI VII (Very strong shaking): Violent bed shaking, mirrors swaying, window shutters clanging all for well over a minute. Was waked from a dead sleep! Very scary!
Ponce / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Bavaro / MMI VI (Strong shaking)
Ponce / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Guayama, PR / MMI IV (Light shaking): I was sitting on the sofa and felt the sofa shake then saw other things in the living room moving. A very weird feeling. Was nervous because I live very close to the ocean and I live tsunami area.
el senorial cupey , vilma rivera / MMI II (Very weak shaking): Was sleeping when I felt bed move and heard dogs barking like crazy
Melbourne Australia (16287.8 km SW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): Person sitting on couch in downstairs room - it felt like someone was backing on the back of the couch but no-one was there. From up stairs room it sounded like someone downstairs running around making a noise. Local reports of 2.9 on r.s.
Villa Fontana Carolina Puerto Rico (113.1 km SE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI VI (Strong shaking): I was sit on and the chair moved strong, like if some one tried to throw me out of the chair. Is last like 3 to 6 seconds. Then stop
Mooroolbark Victoria Australia / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Sabana Hoyos, Arecibo - Puerto Rico / MMI IV (Light shaking): Felt house shake mildly then it increased that even my mom felt it while asleep - I was watching the end of the Golden Globe Awards - everything loose in the house rattled - heard the neighbors too.
Dorado, PR / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Sassafras, Victoria, Australia (16332.4 km SW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): About 3:59 (EST) I felt a shock and movement in my home along with a deep thunder-like sound. It lasted about 2 seconds.
San Lorenzo Puerto Rico / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
San Juan , Condado 00907 / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Arecibo / MMI VI (Strong shaking)
Loiza (123.9 km ESE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Arecibo (70.8 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): I was on a second floor. All furniture in the room began rattling. I could see a desk lamp shake back and forth. The entire building made a strong rumbling noise.
SN Sebastian (76.3 km SSW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking): I was in a deep sleep, however I was awoken by the shaking of my bed. It took me several seconds to realize it was an earthquake. Immediately left home and yelled to neighbors to escape their homes.
Guaynabo, PR / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Hadn't felt the earth move like that in a while. Last time I heard the quake but didn't feel it as much.
Ponce / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Woke me up. Hangers in closet and window treatments making noise. Got out of bed and felt second quake standing up. Felt like I had lost my balance.
Guaynabo / MMI V (Moderate shaking): I was standing uo getting reasy to go to bed when the doors statted banging and loose objecys started rattling. You could feel the ground move beneath youm It was terrifying.
Santo Domingo (334.8 km W from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Mayaguez,PR / MMI VI (Strong shaking)
Ponce / MMI V (Moderate shaking): It was shaking quite a bid. Everybody felt it and all sleepers were awaken. People started to turn on lights and check outside. Social media was filled with the topic but no major harm done.
La Vega dominican republic / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Arecibo / not felt
Camuy / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
vega baja pr / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic / MMI IV (Light shaking)
santo domingo,dominican republic (336.6 km W from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Caguas / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
San Juan / MMI V (Moderate shaking): The whole bed was moving and everything in the hotel
Isla Verde/Carolina ,PR (106.2 km SE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): I was sitting in our second floor apt approx. 200-300 yds. from the shore of Isla Verde Beach. Felt shaking of dining room table as I worked on computer. lasted about 2-3 min at approximately 12 midnight.
bayamon / MMI IV (Light shaking): felt ground shaking and monitors in my office shaked side to side.
Carolina (110.4 km SE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
la otra banda, dominican Republic / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
La vega dominican republic / MMI VIII (Severe shaking)
San juan (105.4 km SE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IX (Violent shaking)
San juan (105.4 km SE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IX (Violent shaking)
San juan (105.4 km SE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
santo domingo (329.2 km W from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
guaynabo (106 km SE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking): table was shaking, sleeper from california woke up
Moca / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Santo Domingo / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Santo Domingo / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic / MMI IV (Light shaking): The lights started to move.
q / MMI IX (Violent shaking)
San Juan (Puerto Rico) (102 km SE from epicenter)(no details): Five or ten seconds of shaking in a lateral motion...not up and down, as far as I could tell. I was sitting on a futon sofa, a stable object with no springs. The futon was facing pretty much due south and the shaking felt like it was side to side, i.e, east to west. (via EMSC)
(Puerto Rico) (79 km SE from epicenter)(no details): Se meneab toda la cama de lado a lado entonces me levanté y el agua de la pecera estaba moviéndose (via EMSC)
Santiago De Los Caballeros (Dominican Republic) (402 km W from epicenter)(no details): I was lying down in bed and all of a sudden I felt my bed swaying a little bit, I thought I was hallucinating but then I saw my ceiling fan shake a bit (it was off). (via EMSC)
Tenares (Dominican Republic) (364 km W from epicenter)(no details): muy largo (via EMSC)
Santo Domingo (Dominican Republic) (327 km W from epicenter)(no details): Felt a constant quake like 8 seconds...saw the hanging lamp oscilating,felt the building shaking....felt just like the Haiti quake. (via EMSC)
Christiansted (U.S. Virgin Islands) (271 km SE from epicenter)(no details): Sitting on couch and felt it shake. It was enough to know a earthquake had taken place close by. (via EMSC)
Punta Cana (Dominican Republic) (160 km W from epicenter)(no details): Estamos preocupados por los efectos y las replicas. No sabemos si hay alerta de tsunami y estamos al lado del mar. Nos encontramos en el bavaro palace deluxe . (via EMSC)
Punta Cana (Dominican Republic) (160 km W from epicenter)(no details): 12:02 AM shook bed and curtains - no structural damage noted (via EMSC)
(Puerto Rico) (140 km SE from epicenter)(no details): Ground shook for about 7 seconds was really worried dont know if there might be a tsunami alert. (via EMSC)
Carolina (Puerto Rico) (121 km SE from epicenter)(no details): Wow was outside and felt my legs shake from side to side,also noticed landing planes in airport aborted landing. (via EMSC)
Carolina (Puerto Rico) (121 km SE from epicenter)(no details): El ruido d las cosas moviéndose era tenebroso. Los objetos se movieron de lugar (via EMSC)
Carolina (Puerto Rico) (121 km SE from epicenter)(no details): WE Stay Calm And Awaited For It To Go Away. We Stay Put. (via EMSC)
Trujillo Alto (Puerto Rico) (118 km SE from epicenter)(no details): I was in bed and a heard a strong noise follow by a shake (via EMSC)
Guaynabo (Puerto Rico) (109 km SE from epicenter)(no details): Senti un ruido como si dos rocas chocaran entre si y luego senti q todo se movia a mi alrededor. Luego mi esposa me busco en el baño con los niños al hombro para buscar refujio. (via EMSC)
Guaynabo (Puerto Rico) (109 km SE from epicenter)(no details): I seems like there were more than one earthquake (via EMSC)
Bayamón (Puerto Rico) (104 km SE from epicenter)(no details): I feel it for about 40 seconds continuously. (via EMSC)
Bayamón (Puerto Rico) (104 km SE from epicenter)(no details): I seem like everything was shaking or swinging. Was frozen with fear... All my furniture is glass so no use in getting under any of them. Seemed it lasted a life time!!! (via EMSC)
Bayamón (Puerto Rico) (104 km SE from epicenter)(no details): neighborhood hear a sound like wind (via EMSC)
(Puerto Rico) (101 km S from epicenter)(no details): mi cama es de pilarea de madera. cuando empezo el movimiento fue suave al comezar luego fue un poco mas intenso. (via EMSC)
(Puerto Rico) (104 km S from epicenter)(no details): Cabinets and furniture rattle. No problem to walk. (via EMSC)
San Juan (Puerto Rico) (102 km SE from epicenter)(no details): I had never felt an earth quake. My bed was shaking pretty roughly a bit frightened. (via EMSC)
San Juan (Puerto Rico) (102 km SE from epicenter)(no details): I am staying at the Radisson Ambassador Hotel in San Juan. I am on the 8th floor. Was in bed watching tv when I felt irregular shaking. It came softly at first then got progressively worse. TV shook and the glass in the dividing panel wall was shaking. It subsided after about only 10-15 seconds. Haven't felt an aftershock. (via EMSC)
San Juan (Puerto Rico) (102 km SE from epicenter)(no details): Noinformation or alert on radio,tv,or media until 20 minutes later. Facebook friends spread information faster. (via EMSC)
San Juan (Puerto Rico) (102 km SE from epicenter)(no details): fue el más fuerte desde el de diciembre de 2010 (via EMSC)
Orocovis (Puerto Rico) (101 km SE from epicenter)(no details): Watching movies and the bed start shaking like crazy, wife got scared and so did I. (via EMSC)
Mayagüez (Puerto Rico) (93 km S from epicenter)(no details): I normally ignore seismic movements but this one was strong enough to make me call out people at home and head to the front door of the house. The rumbling became gradually loud as the intensity grew. Apparently there was more than one quake in 1 minutes. It felt longer than the other quakes I have previously felt. About 10 seconds. Stronger too. The highest peak of the quake made the staircase to the second story of my house creak and the windchime make noise although no one touched it. It was strong enough to make it continue sounding for a while after it stopped. The lamp that suspended from the ceiling swayed too for a bit after the quake stopped. The neighborhood dogs started to bark. (via EMSC)
Quebradillas (Puerto Rico) (60 km S from epicenter)(no details): It lasted less than 1 minute. We lost phone signal. Door was shaking. I have a pedestal fan on a table and it shook. (via EMSC)
(Puerto Rico) (93 km S from epicenter)(no details): Like to see information on TV or Radio. (via EMSC)
Toa Baja (Puerto Rico) (92 km SE from epicenter)(no details): Felt bed rock back and forth. Dogs began barking all over neighborhood Rocking lasted 10 seconds (via EMSC)
(Puerto Rico) (82 km SE from epicenter)(no details): I had never felt an earth quake. My bed was shaking pretty roughly. (via EMSC)
(Puerto Rico) (77 km SW from epicenter)(no details): La familia actuo con serenidad y Salimos de la casa. (via EMSC)
(Puerto Rico) (58 km S from epicenter)(no details): I felt the bed moving from side to side (via EMSC)
(Puerto Rico) (58 km S from epicenter)(no details): In our apartment building complex, many people got out to the balconies. We waited a couple of minutes for the sunami, alarm, but, since it did not sound, got in the apartment, look to the ocean, did not retreat, went back to bed. (via EMSC)
(Puerto Rico) (82 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Didn't hear any noise but you could feel the earth moving, my glass of water fell off the table and you could hear all the windchimes (via EMSC)
Toa Baja (Puerto Rico) (86 km SE from epicenter)(no details): I was very frightened and hadn't felt an earthquake like this in a long time. (via EMSC)

 

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