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Minor mag. 1.8 earthquake - 5km SW of Guanica, Puerto Rico on Thursday, 16 January 2020

Minor mag. 1.8 earthquake  - 5km SW of Guanica, Puerto Rico on Thursday, 16 January 2020
Jan 16 20:04: Magnitude recalculated from 3.4 to 1.8.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 7.0 to 5.0 km.
Date & time: jeudi, 16 janvier 2020 18:06 UTC
Local time at epicenter: 2020-01-16 14:06:46 -04:00
Magnitude: 1.8
Depth: 5.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 17.943°N / 66.95°W (Porto Rico)
Nearest volcano: Saba (377 km)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 3.2*10^7 J (8.78 KWh) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
HeureMag. / DepthLocationSource
Thu, 16 Jan 2020
Thu, 16 Jan 18:34 UTCM 3.8 / 8 kmPuerto Rico RegionEMSC

"I felt it" reports:
San Juan (108.7 km ENE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): In a 18 story bldg in Hato Rey (via app)
LM, Cayey, PR (88.4 km ENE from epicenter) [Map] / not felt(via app)
Ponce NW / MMI IV (Light shaking): Loght shaking of my house( cement built) rumble noise like a far thunder!
(96.7 km ENE from epicenter) [Map] / not felt(via app)
(98.7 km NE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking): Levitown Toa Baja faint feeling (via app)
Santurce (Puerto Rico) (89 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Movimiento suave de la cama. Estoy en Santurce. (via EMSC)
Universidad (Puerto Rico) (88 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Aquí en Hato Rey se sintió sutilmente. (via EMSC)
El Cinco (Puerto Rico) (86 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Notifications from this app are taking too long to be updated. The last notification arrived almost 20 minutes after the shake ended. Please correct this issue. (via EMSC)
Palmas (Puerto Rico) (81 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Felt very soft. (via EMSC)
Coto Norte (Puerto Rico) (56 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Very soft one (via EMSC)
Manatí (Puerto Rico) (55 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Fuerte (via EMSC)
Hatillo (Puerto Rico) (54 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Aquí en hatillos se sintió (via EMSC)
Algarrobos (Puerto Rico) (49 km NW from epicenter)(no details): No sentí nada, estoy en Mayaguez (via EMSC)
Descalabrado (Puerto Rico) (36 km E from epicenter)(no details): Slight vibration in the bed (via EMSC)
Salto Abajo (Puerto Rico) (30 km N from epicenter)(no details): Fast not too strong. (via EMSC)
Machuelo Abajo (Puerto Rico) (18 km E from epicenter)(no details): Ponce pr (via EMSC)
Canas Urbano (Puerto Rico) (15 km E from epicenter)(no details): Ponce (via EMSC)
Segundo (Puerto Rico) (14 km E from epicenter)(no details): Fuerte (via EMSC)
Canas (Puerto Rico) (11 km E from epicenter)(no details): Felt the movement. (via EMSC)
Guayanilla (Puerto Rico) (5 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Se sintió fuerte acá (via EMSC)

 

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