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Light mag. 4.2 earthquake - 7km S of Tallaboa, Puerto Rico on Monday, 13 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 6 days earlier.
Light mag. 4.2 earthquake  - 7km S of Tallaboa, Puerto Rico on Monday, 13 January 2020
Jan 13 10:14: Magnitude recalculated from 4.5 to 4.4.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 5.0 to 10.0 km.
Jan 13 10:28: Magnitude recalculated from 4.4 to 4.2.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 10.0 to 9.0 km.
Date & time: Monday, 13 January 2020 10:01 UTC
Local time at epicenter: 2020-01-13 06:01:29 -04:00
Magnitude: 4.2
Depth: 9.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 17.9688°N / 66.7443°W (Porto Rico)
Nearest volcano: Saba (370 km)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 1.3*10^11 J (35 MWh / 30.1 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
Mon, 13 Jan 2020
Mon, 13 Jan 10:01 UTCM 4.4 / 10 kmPuerto Rico RegionEMSC

"I felt it" reports:
Orocovis (41.5 km NE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking)(via app)
(49.2 km WNW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): Also woke up the cats. (via app)
SAN SEBASTIAN, Bo. Pozas Central, Sector Mendez (47.1 km NW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): Despertamos con el movimiento de la cama, y nos quedamos en ella hasta q pasó. (via app)
San Germán / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
LM, Cayey, PR (66.6 km ENE from epicenter) [Map] / not felt(via app)
Galan (47.1 km NE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)(via app)
(13.3 km ENE from epicenter) [Map] / not felt: Moderate shaking Ponce P.R. (via app)
(26.6 km ENE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking)(via app)
(43.9 km NE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)(via app)
Tallaboa, Peñuelas PR / MMI IV (Light shaking): I was in bed and awakened a few minutes before. The epicenter was only 3 miles from my home, so it rattled pretty loudly, and the house swayed a bit. I got dressed.
My home as seen from Highway # 2 below. (public domain)My land in profile as seen from the East. (public domain)The south side of my house has six columns, up to 23 fr high. Built to Code. (public domain)
(87.3 km ENE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking)(via app)
Mayagüez / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Toa Baja (79.5 km NE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)(via app)
Florida / MMI IV (Light shaking)
(73.3 km NE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking)(via app)
(74.4 km NE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking)(via app)
Juana Díaz (Puerto Rico) (27 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Sentido en Juana Diaz, PR (via EMSC)
Canas (Puerto Rico) (13 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Bastante fuerte (via EMSC)
Candelaria (Puerto Rico) (75 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Light shakes (via EMSC)
Mayagüez (Puerto Rico) (53 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Was strong (via EMSC)
Ponce (Puerto Rico) (15 km NE from epicenter)(no details): No es fácil tu dormido y levantarte con la tierra temblando (via EMSC)
Cataño (Puerto Rico) (99 km E from epicenter)(no details): Se sintió leve en Juncos (via EMSC)
Tomás de Castro (Puerto Rico) (82 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Light shaking (via EMSC)
Topeka (United States of America) (3644 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Demasiado de fuerte (via EMSC)
Saint Just (Puerto Rico) (90 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Fue leve pero me levanto en Trujillo Alto (via EMSC)
Juan Sánchez (Puerto Rico) (82 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Bayamon leve (via EMSC)
Minillas (Puerto Rico) (79 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Lateral movement felt while inside car. I was inside car waiting for a passanger. (via EMSC)
Cañaboncito (Puerto Rico) (79 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Caguas PR fuerte. (via EMSC)
Hato Tejas (Puerto Rico) (78 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Poco pero sentido en Bayamón (via EMSC)
Pájaros (Puerto Rico) (78 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Bayamón (via EMSC)
Borinquén (Puerto Rico) (78 km E from epicenter)(no details): Caguas no sentido (via EMSC)
Maleza Baja (Puerto Rico) (77 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Very light rumble... wasn't sure until I saw the report (via EMSC)
Ortiz (Puerto Rico) (72 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Bayamon. Se sintio leve. (via EMSC)
Piedras Blancas (Puerto Rico) (69 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Se sintio en Aguada (via EMSC)
Lagunas (Puerto Rico) (66 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Senti un movimiento fuerte pero rápido. (via EMSC)
Sud (Puerto Rico) (66 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Cidra Puerto rico (via EMSC)
Pueblo (Puerto Rico) (65 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Sentido en Aguada (via EMSC)
Piñales (Puerto Rico) (62 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Felt it in Añasco, PR (via EMSC)
Coto Sur (Puerto Rico) (60 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Nada en Manatí (via EMSC)
Hato Abajo (Puerto Rico) (60 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Se movio la cama (via EMSC)
Marías (Puerto Rico) (59 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Se movió la cama (via EMSC)
Padilla (Puerto Rico) (59 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Corto pero fuerte (via EMSC)
Salto (Puerto Rico) (59 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Lo sentí. San Sebastián (via EMSC)
Buena Vista (Puerto Rico) (55 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Hatillo (via EMSC)
Morovis Sud (Puerto Rico) (55 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Se movieron las puertas en Morovis. (via EMSC)
Río Cañas (Puerto Rico) (54 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Cabo Rojo (via EMSC)
(Puerto Rico) (54 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Leve corta duración (via EMSC)
Mayagüez (Puerto Rico) (54 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Poco segundos (via EMSC)
Miradero (Puerto Rico) (51 km W from epicenter)(no details): Sentido (via EMSC)
(Puerto Rico) (51 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Fuerte (via EMSC)
Quemado (Puerto Rico) (50 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Mayaguez. Carr106 sentido. una vinracion fuerte como si pasara un truck por la carretera Buenos Dias PuertoRico seguimps al amparo de Dios. (via EMSC)
Palo Hincado (Puerto Rico) (49 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Leve corta duración (via EMSC)
Quebrada (Puerto Rico) (48 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Bo. Quebrada de Camuy (via EMSC)
París (Puerto Rico) (42 km W from epicenter)(no details): Me despierto. (via EMSC)
San Ildefonso (Puerto Rico) (42 km E from epicenter)(no details): Se sintió leve (via EMSC)
Retiro (Puerto Rico) (35 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Se escucho (via EMSC)
Cintrona (Puerto Rico) (28 km NE from epicenter)(no details): No lo sentí, estaba dormido (via EMSC)
Almácigo Bajo (Puerto Rico) (20 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Almácigo Bajo Yauco moderado (via EMSC)
Sabanetas (Puerto Rico) (19 km NE from epicenter)(no details): In the car (via EMSC)
Machuelo Arriba (Puerto Rico) (19 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Fuerte (via EMSC)
Segundo (Puerto Rico) (16 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Sismo leve las 6.00a.m. (via EMSC)
Ponce (Puerto Rico) (15 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Se sintió moderado en la Urb Jardines de Ponce en Ponce, PR. (via EMSC)
Magueyes (Puerto Rico) (15 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Fuerte (via EMSC)
Macaná (Puerto Rico) (15 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Was strong (via EMSC)
Canas Urbano (Puerto Rico) (14 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Se sintió regular (via EMSC)
Canas Urbano (Puerto Rico) (13 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Fuerte, de poca duracion !!! (via EMSC)

 

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