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Light mag. 4.5 earthquake - 8km SSE 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. 4.5 earthquake  - 8km SSE of Guanica, Puerto Rico on Sunday, 12 January 2020
Jan 12 11:07: Magnitude recalculated from 4.7 to 4.3.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 5.0 to 10.0 km.
Jan 12 11:42: Magnitude recalculated from 4.3 to 4.5.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 10.0 to 7.0 km.
Date & time: Sunday, 12 January 2020 10:55 UTC
Local time at epicenter: 2020-01-12 06:55:00 -04:00
Magnitude: 4.5
Depth: 7.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 17.9033°N / 66.8765°W (Porto Rico)
Nearest volcano: Saba (399 km)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 3.5*10^11 J (98.6 MWh / 84.8 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.
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
HeureMag. / DepthLocationSource
Sun, 12 Jan 2020
Sun, 12 Jan 10:54 UTCM 4.6 / 10 kmPuerto Rico RegionEMSC

"I felt it" reports:
(44.7 km N from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking)(via app)
Arecibo / MMI IX (Violent shaking): My people please get off the island is a big one coming ASAP
(67.5 km NE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)(via app)
Mayaguez, Puerto Rico (43.2 km NW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): Woke from sleep, then decided bit wasnt going to shake more and went back to sleep (via app)
(42.3 km ENE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking)(via app)
(44.4 km N from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking): Un pequeño y ligero movimiento (via app)
Guaynabo (95.9 km NE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)(via app)
Añasco (54.5 km NW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking): Woke up one minute before the quake and checked the time on my phone. Then the quake hit and my bed shook for 5 seconds. Spidey senses?
San Juan (101.4 km ENE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking)(via app)
Did not feel it. (116.1 km ENE from epicenter) [Map] / not felt(via app)
LM, Cayey, PR / MMI II (Very weak shaking): Very weak and just a 6 seconds.
(103.1 km ENE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking)(via app)
(63.4 km NNE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking)(via app)
Ponce, pr (25.7 km ENE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): ME DESPERTÓ PERO NO ERA MUY FUERTE. (via app)
Mayaguez / MMI III (Weak shaking)
(63.6 km NE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)(via app)
Las Tosas (64.7 km NNE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)(via app)
(52.3 km NNW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking)(via app)
San Sebastián, BO. Pozas Central, Sector Mendez. (50.8 km NNW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking): Acostados ,se sintió el ruido y la cama se movía . (via app)
Ponce, pr (36.4 km ENE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)(via app)
(Puerto Rico) (124 km E from epicenter)(no details): Lo sentí leve (via EMSC)
Tejas (Puerto Rico) (110 km E from epicenter)(no details): Felt lightly but long (via EMSC)
Palmas (Puerto Rico) (88 km E from epicenter)(no details): Very brief wobble (via EMSC)
Garrochales (Puerto Rico) (76 km N from epicenter)(no details): La verdad que se siente problema cuando va esto a parar (via EMSC)
Carrizales (Puerto Rico) (74 km N from epicenter)(no details): Hatillo , leve (via EMSC)
Arecibo (Puerto Rico) (73 km N from epicenter)(no details): Terremotos en Guanica, Guayanilla, Ponce (via EMSC)
Llanos (Puerto Rico) (70 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Leve pero movió la cama Barranquitas helechal (via EMSC)
Capá (Puerto Rico) (65 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Light! (via EMSC)
Esperanza (Puerto Rico) (62 km N from epicenter)(no details): En el barrio Esperanza de Arecibo se sintio leve pero movio mi cama. (via EMSC)
Humatas (Puerto Rico) (62 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Se sintió leve (via EMSC)
Mayagüez (United States of America) (54 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Se movió mi cama (via EMSC)
Sábalos (Puerto Rico) (52 km NW from epicenter)(no details): It felt pretty strong in Mayagüez (via EMSC)
Quebrada Grande (Puerto Rico) (51 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Asustado (via EMSC)
Quebrada Grande (Puerto Rico) (51 km NW from epicenter)(no details): MalAsustadaBendisiones (via EMSC)
Veguitas (Puerto Rico) (51 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Esto es horrible los temblores fuertes Dios con nosotros (via EMSC)
Miradero (Puerto Rico) (46 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Woke me up at 6'55 AMBY (via EMSC)
(Puerto Rico) (44 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Anciedad y desespero (via EMSC)
Cerrillos (Puerto Rico) (38 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Se sintio leve pero duró bastante. (via EMSC)
San Germán (Puerto Rico) (36 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Se siente movimiento san german (via EMSC)
San Germán (Puerto Rico) (36 km NW from epicenter)(no details): San Germán se sintió leve (via EMSC)
Ponce (Puerto Rico) (32 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Ponce (via EMSC)

 

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