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Minor mag. 3.0 earthquake - Puerto Rico on Friday, 17 January 2020

This quake was likely an aftershock of the 6.3 quake: Puerto Rico Region, 7 Jan 2020 08h24, which had occurred 10 days earlier.
Minor mag. 3.0 earthquake  - Puerto Rico on Friday, 17 January 2020
17 Jan 03:28 UTC: Premier à signaler: EMSC après 9 minutes.
Date & time: Friday, 17 January 2020 03:19 UTC
Magnitude: 3.0
Depth: 5.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 17.97°N / 66.98°W (Porto Rico)
Nearby towns and cities:
8 km W de Guánica (pop: 9,200)
12 km S de Sabana Grande (pop: 9,000)
12 km SE de Lajas (pop: 5,300)
99 km SW de Bayamón (pop: 203,500)
108 km SW de San Juan (pop: 418,100)
117 km SW de Carolina (pop: 170,400)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 2 x 109 joules (554 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.477 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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HeureMag. / DepthLocationSource
Fri, 17 Jan 03:19 UTCM 3.0 / 5 kmPuerto RicoEMSC
Fri, 17 Jan 03:19 UTCM 3.0 / 5 km6km WSW of Fuig, Puerto RicoUSGS

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Canas (Puerto Rico, 34 km E of epicenter) : Sentido en delicias Ponce (reported through EMSC)
Duey Alto (Puerto Rico, 19 km NW of epicenter) : Se sintió leve Mayaguez PR urb.belmonte. (reported through EMSC)
Machuchal (Puerto Rico, 10 km NE of epicenter) : La tierra ruge y se menea poco (reported through EMSC)
Torre (Puerto Rico, 12 km NE of epicenter) : El ruido fuerte pero temblor casi no se sintió , sabana grande (reported through EMSC)

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Minor mag. 3.0 earthquake - Puerto Rico on Friday, 17 January 2020

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