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Minor mag. 3.6 earthquake - 2km ENE of Yauco, Puerto Rico on Thursday, 16 January 2020

This quake was likely an aftershock of the 6.3 quake: Puerto Rico Region, 7 Jan 2020 08h24, which had occurred 9 days earlier.
Minor mag. 3.6 earthquake  - 2km ENE of Yauco, Puerto Rico on Thursday, 16 January 2020
16 Jan 00:34 UTC: Premier à signaler: USGS après 10 minutes.
Jan 16 00:56: Magnitude recalculée de 3.3 à 3.6.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 10.0 à 15.0 km.
Date & time: Thursday, 16 January 2020 00:24 UTC
Local time at epicenter: 2020-01-15 20:24:48 -04:00
Magnitude: 3.6
Depth: 15.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 17.9935°N / 66.8241°W (Porto Rico)
Nearby towns and cities:
4 km SW de Guayanilla (pop: 5,200)
5 km SE de Yauco (pop: 20,300)
9 km NE de Guánica (pop: 9,200)
84 km SW de Bayamón (pop: 203,500)
92 km SW de San Juan (pop: 418,100)
101 km SW de Carolina (pop: 170,400)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 1.6 x 1010 joules (4.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 3.79 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
HeureMag. / DepthLocationSource
Thu, 16 Jan 00:24 UTCM 3.6 / 15 km2km ENE of Yauco, Puerto RicoUSGS
Thu, 16 Jan 00:24 UTCM 3.3 / 10 kmPuerto RicoEMSC

User reports for this quake

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (modified Mercalli) scale.
Cidra (73.1 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
93 km ENE of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
Orocovis (46 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
Bayamón (82 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)

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Minor mag. 3.6 earthquake - 2km ENE of Yauco, Puerto Rico on Thursday, 16 January 2020

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