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Light mag. 4.2 earthquake - 8km SSE of Indios, 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.
Light mag. 4.2 earthquake  - 8km SSE of Indios, Puerto Rico on Friday, 17 January 2020
17 Jan 10:46 UTC: Premier à signaler: USGS après 13 minutes.
Jan 17 11:00: Magnitude recalculée de 4.4 à 4.2.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 10.0 à 6.0 km.
Date & time: Friday, 17 January 2020 10:32 UTC
Local time at epicenter: 2020-01-17 06:32:59 -04:00
Magnitude: 4.2
Depth: 6.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 17.933°N / 66.794°W (Porto Rico)
Nearby towns and cities:
10 km S de Guayanilla (pop: 5,200)
13 km SE de Yauco (pop: 20,300)
13 km SE de Guánica (pop: 9,200)
85 km SW de Bayamón (pop: 203,500)
94 km SW de San Juan (pop: 418,100)
101 km SW de Carolina (pop: 170,400)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 1011 joules (35 megawatt hours, equivalent to 30.1 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 10:32 UTCM 4.2 / 6 km8km SSE of Indios, Puerto RicoUSGS
Fri, 17 Jan 10:32 UTCM 4.4 / 10 kmPuerto Rico RegionEMSC

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LM, Cayey, PR, US (72.7 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / not felt : Not felt (reported through our app)
55.5 km NE of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
Utuado in the mountain (35.1 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : House shook pretty good for 30 sec (reported through our app)
Ponce, pr (27.1 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
95.3 km NE of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
Santurce (Puerto Rico, 91 km NE of epicenter) : Ocean Park, San Juan. 16th floor, feels like a wave impact... A kind of vibration is felt for a while, few minutes even, afterward the strong move... (reported through EMSC)
Montones (Puerto Rico, 93 km E of epicenter) : No se sintió fuerte (reported through EMSC)
Monacillo Urbano (Puerto Rico, 84 km NE of epicenter) : San Juan (reported through EMSC)
Caguas (Puerto Rico, 82 km E of epicenter) : Fuerte delicias Ponce (reported through EMSC)
Guaynabo (Puerto Rico, 81 km NE of epicenter) : Guaynabo (reported through EMSC)
Higuillar (Puerto Rico, 75 km NE of epicenter) : Scary (reported through EMSC)
Buena Vista (Puerto Rico, 73 km NE of epicenter) : Bayamon (reported through EMSC)
Dajaos (Puerto Rico, 69 km NE of epicenter) : Esremeció la cama. (reported through EMSC)
(Puerto Rico, 67 km E of epicenter) : Movimiento mediano de poca duración (reported through EMSC)
Quebrada Arenas (Puerto Rico, 66 km NE of epicenter) : Bastante leve. Toa Alta Puerto Rico. (reported through EMSC)
Anones (Puerto Rico, 64 km NE of epicenter) : En Anones, Naranjito. Movió objetos (reported through EMSC)
Piñales (Puerto Rico, 57 km NW of epicenter) : Suave (reported through EMSC)
Quebrada Larga (Puerto Rico, 56 km NW of epicenter) : Añasco (reported through EMSC)
Hato Arriba (Puerto Rico, 52 km N of epicenter) : Leve (reported through EMSC)
Guanajibo (Puerto Rico, 48 km W of epicenter) : Joyuda (reported through EMSC)
Culebrinas (Puerto Rico, 47 km NW of epicenter) : Se sintió movió el mueble (reported through EMSC)
San Ildefonso (Puerto Rico, 46 km E of epicenter) : Desde COAMO. Se sintio leve. (reported through EMSC)
Descalabrado (Puerto Rico, 36 km E of epicenter) : Slow movement, dizziness (reported through EMSC)
Salto Abajo (Puerto Rico, 34 km N of epicenter) : Brief jerk. (reported through EMSC)
Minillas (Puerto Rico, 27 km W of epicenter) : Is this every going to stop! (reported through EMSC)
Sabana Llana (Puerto Rico, 25 km E of epicenter) : Sé sintió fuerte en Juana Díaz (reported through EMSC)
Machuelo Abajo (Puerto Rico, 18 km E of epicenter) : Ponce. Puerto Rico (reported through EMSC)
Machuelo Arriba (Puerto Rico, 18 km NE of epicenter) : Si jamaquio (reported through EMSC)
Canas (Puerto Rico, 12 km E of epicenter) : Fueron 2 o 1?? Ui (reported through EMSC)

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Light mag. 4.2 earthquake - 8km SSE of Indios, Puerto Rico on Friday, 17 January 2020

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