Get our newsletter!
Check out our volcano tours on VolcanoAdventures.com!
Volcanoes & Earthquakes - new app for Android
Départs garantis:
10-18 oct. 2020: Montagnes de Feu - du Stromboli à l'Etna - Eoliennes + Etna
7-16 déc. 2020: Magic Minutes: Chile Solar Eclipse 2020 - Chile
: Places libres / : Départ garanti / : Quelques places disponibles / : Groupe fermé
Interactive map of latest earthquakes and active volcanoes in the world

Minor mag. 3.2 earthquake - 2km S of Penuelas, 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. 3.2 earthquake  - 2km S of Penuelas, Puerto Rico on Thursday, 16 January 2020
16 Jan 08:52 UTC: Premier à signaler: USGS après 11 minutes.
Jan 16 09:11: Magnitude recalculée de 3.5 à 3.2.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 10.0 à 7.0 km.
Date & time: Thursday, 16 January 2020 08:41 UTC
Local time at epicenter: 2020-01-16 04:41:24 -04:00
Magnitude: 3.2
Depth: 7.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 18.046°N / 66.7305°W (Porto Rico)
Nearby towns and cities:
1 km SW de Peñuelas (pop: 6,800)
7 km NE de Guayanilla (pop: 5,200)
13 km E de Yauco (pop: 20,300)
72 km SW de Bayamón (pop: 203,500)
81 km SW de San Juan (pop: 418,100)
90 km SW de Carolina (pop: 170,400)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 4 x 109 joules (1.11 megawatt hours, equivalent to 0.951 tons of TNT) [learn more]
If you felt this quake (or if you were near the epicenter), please share your experience and submit a short "I felt it" report! Other users would love to hear about it!
Also if you did NOT feel the quake although you were in the area, please report it! Your contribution is valuable also to earthquake science and earthquake hazard analysis and mitigation efforts. You can use your device location or the map to indicate where you were during the earthquake. Thank you!

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 08:41 UTCM 3.2 / 7 km2km S of Penuelas, Puerto RicoUSGS
Thu, 16 Jan 08:41 UTCM 3.5 / 10 kmPuerto RicoEMSC

User reports for this quake

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (modified Mercalli) scale.
Contribute:
Leave a comment if you find a particular report interesting or want to add to it.
Flag as inappropriate.
Mark as helpful or interesting.
Send your own experience report!
46 km N of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
74.9 km E of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
Galan (40.3 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
74.9 km E of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
Dos Bocas (Puerto Rico, 84 km NE of epicenter) : Un movimiento corto (reported through EMSC)
Quemados (Puerto Rico, 81 km E of epicenter) : Cerro gordo san Lorenzo mi botella de agua en la sala de movió leve (reported through EMSC)
Sabana Seca (Puerto Rico, 71 km NE of epicenter) : Toa Baja,estaba en mi cama y se mecio un poco. (reported through EMSC)
Hato Abajo (Puerto Rico, 46 km NW of epicenter) : Estava durmiendo la cama se movia (reported through EMSC)
Magueyes (Puerto Rico, 8 km E of epicenter) : I was sleeping and it woke me up from my sleep. (reported through EMSC)
(United States of America, 69 km NW of epicenter) : Very light vibration (reported through EMSC)
Canas (Puerto Rico, 7 km E of epicenter) : Corto pero movido delicias Ponce (reported through EMSC)

Significant earthquakes in the same area since 1900

Minor mag. 3.2 earthquake - 2km S of Penuelas, Puerto Rico on Thursday, 16 January 2020

Plus sur VolcanoDiscovery:

 
Why is there advertising on this site?

Support us!


Maintaining the website and our free apps is a time- and cost-intensive effort.
If you find the information useful and would like to support our team to develop further features and get the upgraded ad-free version, consider making a donation (PayPal or Online cc payment).
Planned features:
  • Weather reports
  • Tsunami alerts
  • Design upgrades
Thanks to your past donations, these features have been added recently:
  • Earthquake archive back to 1900
  • Additional data sources
Download and Upgrade the Volcanoes & Earthquakes app to get one of the fastest seismic and volcano alerts online:
Android | IOS
Thank you!
Copyright: VolcanoDiscovery ou autres sources indiquées.
Utilisation des documents: Les textes, les images et les vidéos de ce site internet sont protégées par copyright. Toute reproduction et tout usage sans accord préalable ne sont pas autorisés. Si vous désirez acquérir pour certains documents (photos, vidéos, textes ou autres) le droit de reproduction, d'édition et, plus généralement, de toute utilisation destinée à un usage public, qu'elle soit commerciale ou pas, vous êtes priés de nous contacter.