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Light mag. 4.9 earthquake - 1km NE of Guanica, Puerto Rico on Sunday, 12 January 2020

This quake was likely an aftershock of the M 6.3 quake: Puerto Rico Region on Tue, 7 Jan 08h24, which had occurred 5 days earlier.
Light mag. 4.9 earthquake  - 1km NE of Guanica, Puerto Rico on Sunday, 12 January 2020
Jan 12 08:12: Magnitude recalculated from 4.9 to 4.7.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 5.0 to 10.0 km.
Jan 12 08:27: Magnitude recalculated from 4.7 to 4.9.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 10.0 to 8.0 km.
Date & time: Sunday, 12 January 2020 07:59 UTC
Local time at epicenter: 2020-01-12 03:59:56 -04:00
Magnitude: 4.9
Depth: 8.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 17.9556°N / 66.8865°W (Porto Rico)
Nearest volcano: Saba (391 km)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 1.4*10^12 J (392 MWh / 338 tons of TNT) [learn more]
If you felt this quake (or if you were near the epicenter), please share your experience with us and submit a short "I felt it" report.
You can use your GPS or device location as well to show where you were during the earthquake.
- Merci!.

Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
HeureMag. / DepthLocationSource
Sun, 12 Jan 2020
Sun, 12 Jan 07:59 UTCM 4.9 / 10 kmPuerto Rico RegionGFZ
Sun, 12 Jan 07:59 UTCM 4.7 / 2 kmPuerto Rico RegionEMSC

"I felt it" reports:
Bayamon, PR / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Mayaguez, Puerto Rico (38.2 km NW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): Woke up but when it didnt get worse, went back to sleep (via app)
Quebradillas / not felt
(38.6 km N from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): Leve movimiento como con un cantazo (via app)
Trujillo Alto Puerto Rico (104.5 km ENE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)(via app)
(89.9 km ENE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking)(via app)
Aguada (48.3 km NNW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI VI (Strong shaking): Muy fuerte y eso qué tengo el sueño pesado y me desperté. (via app)
Añasco (48.3 km NNW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Mí cama se meció como una hamaca. (via app)
(15.7 km NNW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
(60.2 km NE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking)(via app)
Canovanas / not felt
LM, Cayey, PR US (81.5 km ENE from epicenter) [Map] / not felt: Not felt. (via app)
Utuado (37 km NNE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking)(via app)
hatilloPR (45.8 km N from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)(via app)
(94.6 km ENE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
PONCE / MMI IV (Light shaking)
(29.1 km NW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): Leve mi hermano lo sintió en ponce de mayor intensidad (via app)
(98.9 km ENE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)(via app)
Galan (59.6 km NE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)(via app)
(86.8 km ENE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)(via app)
Toa Baja / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
Guaynabo / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
Lares (43 km N from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking): Fue bien rápido. (via app)
Ponce, pr (35.4 km ENE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking)(via app)
(28.6 km NNE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking)(via app)
Adjuntas (27.4 km NNE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking)(via app)
Cabo Rojo / MMI IV (Light shaking)
(39.4 km NW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking)(via app)
(45.3 km N from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)(via app)
(101.3 km ENE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI VI (Strong shaking)(via app)
(52.4 km N from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)(via app)
(21.8 km NW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI VI (Strong shaking)(via app)
Cayey / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
Húcares (Puerto Rico) (122 km E from epicenter)(no details): Estaba viendo TV con mi hijo ... TV y puertas de armario se movía (via EMSC)
Trujillo Bajo (Puerto Rico) (108 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Laying on bed, a smooth short push. (via EMSC)
Tejas (Puerto Rico) (104 km E from epicenter)(no details): Se sintió moderado (via EMSC)
Guavate (Puerto Rico) (85 km E from epicenter)(no details): Cayey leve (via EMSC)
Contorno (Puerto Rico) (82 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Woke me up. (via EMSC)
Quebrada Cruz (Puerto Rico) (77 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Un poco fuerte en Toa Alta Puerto Rico. (via EMSC)
Aibonito (Puerto Rico) (67 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Casi nunca los siento. Solo he sentido los de 6.4 y 5.9 del 7 de enero. No sé si Soy afortunado, despistado o es solo por qué estoy bastante lejos de los epicentros de los sismos, en la zona urbana de Cayey, PR. (via EMSC)
Piedras Blancas (Puerto Rico) (65 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Leve y corto en Aguada. (via EMSC)
Domingo Ruiz (Puerto Rico) (63 km N from epicenter)(no details): Se sintió suave en Arecibo (via EMSC)
Palo Hincado (Puerto Rico) (62 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Realmente me encontraba dormido el sonido y movimiento despertaron. (via EMSC)
Hato Viejo (Puerto Rico) (58 km N from epicenter)(no details): Desde arecibo se sintió (via EMSC)
Palmarejo (Puerto Rico) (58 km E from epicenter)(no details): Se sienten fuertes (via EMSC)
Campo Alegre (Puerto Rico) (57 km N from epicenter)(no details): Hatillo. Fuerte (via EMSC)
Marías (Puerto Rico) (54 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Se movió mi cama,bastante (via EMSC)
Mameyes Arriba (Puerto Rico) (50 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Este love senti porque me despertó (via EMSC)
Sábalos (Puerto Rico) (47 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Mayaguez PR. (via EMSC)
Sábalos (Puerto Rico) (47 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Leve la cama tembló leve pero me desperte4:07 d la mañana (via EMSC)
Callejones (Puerto Rico) (46 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Callejones,LaresSe estremeció la casa pero no como el de las 8 de la mañana que la casa se medio de lado a lado como amaca (via EMSC)
Guanajibo (Puerto Rico) (42 km NW from epicenter)(no details): It was during my sleep!!!! (via EMSC)
Miradero (Puerto Rico) (42 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Sentido en Cabo Rojo (via EMSC)
Buenos Aires (Puerto Rico) (42 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Fue fuerte (via EMSC)
(Puerto Rico) (40 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Leve (via EMSC)
San Germán (Puerto Rico) (29 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Bastant fuerte (via EMSC)
Magueyes (Puerto Rico) (25 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Me despertó (via EMSC)
Canas (Puerto Rico) (24 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Fuerte mucha ansiedad (via EMSC)
Canas (Puerto Rico) (24 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Fuerte movimiento (via EMSC)
Topeka (United States of America) (3638 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Fuerte (via EMSC)
Mabú (Puerto Rico) (111 km E from epicenter)(no details): Se sintió leve en el área de humacao (via EMSC)
Gurabo Abajo (Puerto Rico) (107 km E from epicenter)(no details): Se sintió fuerte en Juncos (via EMSC)
Montones (Puerto Rico) (104 km E from epicenter)(no details): Me despertó en Las Piedras. (via EMSC)
Trujillo Bajo (Puerto Rico) (104 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Sentido.leve en Carolina (via EMSC)
Cuevas (Puerto Rico) (101 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Estaba acostado viendo TV (via EMSC)
Carraízo (Puerto Rico) (98 km NE from epicenter)(no details): No sentí nada (via EMSC)
Quemados (Puerto Rico) (97 km E from epicenter)(no details): Cerro gordo dan Lorenzo p.r. bien leve (via EMSC)
San Salvador (Puerto Rico) (88 km E from epicenter)(no details): Se sintió suave. Caguas (via EMSC)
Media Luna (Puerto Rico) (84 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Toa baja se sintio fuerte (via EMSC)
Sabana (Puerto Rico) (83 km NE from epicenter)(no details): La cama se movió pero pensé era mi imaginación y no hice mucho caso. (via EMSC)
Rincón (Puerto Rico) (76 km E from epicenter)(no details): Dios esto no se detiene... se sintio leve pero se sintio. Zone de Cayey. (via EMSC)
Quebradillas (Puerto Rico) (71 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Barranquitas (via EMSC)
Islote (Puerto Rico) (66 km N from epicenter)(no details): Movimiento (via EMSC)
Carrizal (Puerto Rico) (65 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Me ca (via EMSC)
Domingo Ruiz (Puerto Rico) (62 km N from epicenter)(no details): Se sintio en arecibo (via EMSC)
Florida Adentro (Puerto Rico) (58 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Leve (via EMSC)
Campo Alegre (Puerto Rico) (57 km N from epicenter)(no details): Hatillo fuerte (via EMSC)
Marías (Puerto Rico) (54 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Se movió la cama (via EMSC)
Guajataca (Puerto Rico) (52 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Mild tremor. (via EMSC)
Sábalos (Puerto Rico) (47 km NW from epicenter)(no details): En mayaguez Puerto Rico leve pero me despertó la cama se movió. Cuanto fue la distancia. (via EMSC)
Coabey (Puerto Rico) (45 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Fuerte para Jayuya (via EMSC)
Villalba (Puerto Rico) (45 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Fue como d 5 (via EMSC)
Buenos Aires (Puerto Rico) (42 km NW from epicenter)(no details): En Lares se sintió como de 5 (via EMSC)
Coto Laurel (Puerto Rico) (35 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Corto pero alartmante (via EMSC)
Llanos Costa (Puerto Rico) (34 km W from epicenter)(no details): Se sintio bien duro en Cabo Rojo (via EMSC)
Sabanetas (Puerto Rico) (31 km NE from epicenter)(no details): En el carro. En las letras de Ponce (via EMSC)
Indiera Baja (Puerto Rico) (30 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Fuerte (via EMSC)
San Germán (Puerto Rico) (29 km NW from epicenter)(no details): San Germán (via EMSC)
Lajas (Puerto Rico) (28 km NW from epicenter)(no details): La casa se movió fuerte (via EMSC)
Barina (Puerto Rico) (12 km NW from epicenter)(no details): En Yauco se sintió fuerte (via EMSC)

 

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