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Light mag. 4.3 earthquake - 4km SW of Tallaboa, Puerto Rico on Friday, 17 January 2020

This quake was likely an aftershock of the M 6.3 quake: Puerto Rico Region on Tue, 7 Jan 08h24, which had occurred 11 days earlier.
Light mag. 4.3 earthquake  - 4km SW of Tallaboa, Puerto Rico on Friday, 17 January 2020
Jan 17 22:26: Magnitude recalculated from 4.5 to 4.3.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 14.4 to 9.0 km.
Date & time: Friday, 17 January 2020 22:02 UTC
Local time at epicenter: 2020-01-17 18:02:36 -04:00
Magnitude: 4.3
Depth: 9.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 17.97°N / 66.7666°W (Porto Rico)
Nearest volcano: Saba (374 km)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 1.8*10^11 J (49.4 MWh / 42.5 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
HeureMag. / DepthLocationSource
Fri, 17 Jan 2020
Fri, 17 Jan 22:02 UTCM 4.5 / 10 kmPuerto Rico RegionEMSC

"I felt it" reports:
luquillo, PR / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
(83.2 km ENE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking): Two members of my family felt it. (via app)
Ponce, pr (12.2 km ENE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI VI (Strong shaking)(via app)
(45.6 km NE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI VI (Strong shaking)(via app)
(58.9 km NNE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI VI (Strong shaking)(via app)
Parkhills, mo / MMI II (Very weak shaking): Just felt it at 5:50pm 1-17-2020
LM, Cayey, PR, US / not felt: Not felt.
(73.1 km ENE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)(via app)
(98 km ENE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking): Movimiento leve y débil en el Barrio Tejas de Las Piedras (via app)
(50.5 km NE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking)(via app)
Guaynabo (81 km ENE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): Uno se asusta (via app)
Ponce (12.8 km ENE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): The earth made a noise followed by the trembling. (via app)
Ponce, in Jardines Fagot, about 200 feet east of / MMI IV (Light shaking): I’m not sure about the intensity. It was between light and moderate and lasted about five to seven seconds.
(58.7 km NNW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking)(via app)
Orocovis / MMI IV (Light shaking)
(75.3 km ENE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking)(via app)
(84.4 km ENE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking)(via app)
Juana Diaz 00795 (30.2 km E from epicenter) [Map] / MMI VII (Very strong shaking): Fuerte, estaba cenando cuando lo sentimos. Need additional power or space in your system to submit información. (via app)
Florida PR / MMI IV (Light shaking): Fuerte y duró bastante
(46.6 km WNW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking)(via app)
(28.6 km ENE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)(via app)
(81.3 km ENE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking)(via app)
(85 km NE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking)(via app)
(97.1 km ENE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)(via app)
Santurce (Puerto Rico) (93 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Long pulsating vibrations. Almost sounds mechanical. (via EMSC)
Salto (Puerto Rico) (62 km NW from epicenter)(no details): San Seb bout 10 sec (via EMSC)
(Puerto Rico) (59 km NW from epicenter)(no details): El temblor fue demasiado fuerte yo pensé en un momento que la casa se iba a romper. (via EMSC)
(Puerto Rico) (30 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Brutal (via EMSC)
Carolina (Puerto Rico) (98 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Estado de resaca (via EMSC)
Cupey (Puerto Rico) (89 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Se sintio en cupey. Leve. (via EMSC)
Navarro (Puerto Rico) (85 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Caguas fuerte pero duró poco (via EMSC)
Frailes (Puerto Rico) (85 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Things slightly moving! Guaynabo (via EMSC)
Caguas (Puerto Rico) (84 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Malo (via EMSC)
Guaynabo (Puerto Rico) (83 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Guaynabo Pueblo (via EMSC)
Aguas Buenas (Puerto Rico) (77 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Dios no quiero mas (via EMSC)
Coto Norte (Puerto Rico) (65 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Leve (via EMSC)
Salto (Puerto Rico) (62 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Strong jolt (1) (via EMSC)
Salto (Puerto Rico) (62 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Stronger than prev (via EMSC)
Guanajibo (Puerto Rico) (51 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Lo sentí suave (via EMSC)
Bateyes (Puerto Rico) (49 km NW from epicenter)(no details): We felt this one in Mayagüez (via EMSC)
Pueblo (Puerto Rico) (46 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Sentido en Lares (via EMSC)
Río Grande (Puerto Rico) (39 km N from epicenter)(no details): Fuerte Réplica. Sector El Nudo Coabey, Jayuya (via EMSC)
Descalabrado (Puerto Rico) (35 km E from epicenter)(no details): Vibrating movement (via EMSC)
Cintrona (Puerto Rico) (28 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Juana Díaz, sentido fuertecito... Espejo en mi coqueta se movió con la vibración. (via EMSC)
Ponce (Puerto Rico) (17 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Strong shake (via EMSC)
Topeka (United States of America) (3640 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Esté sismo fue producido por un meteoro qué calló sobre puerto rico (via EMSC)
Taylorville (United States of America) (3234 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Si (via EMSC)
Quebrada Fajardo (Puerto Rico) (121 km E from epicenter)(no details): Se movió la cama un poco , fue cortó (via EMSC)
Pitahaya (Puerto Rico) (117 km E from epicenter)(no details): Se movió la casa y cama (via EMSC)
Boquerón (Puerto Rico) (99 km E from epicenter)(no details): Las Piedras se movio leve el mueble. (via EMSC)
(Puerto Rico) (96 km E from epicenter)(no details): Lo.sentí leve sentada en el sofá (via EMSC)
(Puerto Rico) (96 km E from epicenter)(no details): Lo sentí leve. El sofá se movió (via EMSC)
Carolina (Puerto Rico) (95 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Se sintio pero leve. (via EMSC)
Sabana Abajo (Puerto Rico) (93 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Leve en Carolina (via EMSC)
Barrazas (Puerto Rico) (93 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Se sintió leve en Carolina !! (via EMSC)
Saint Just (Puerto Rico) (91 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Si Se sintió Trujillo Alto (via EMSC)
Saint Just (Puerto Rico) (91 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Si Trujillo Alto (via EMSC)
Saint Just (Puerto Rico) (91 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Si en Trujillo Alto (via EMSC)
Hato Rey Norte (Puerto Rico) (89 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Corozañ (via EMSC)
Hato Rey Norte (Puerto Rico) (89 km NE from epicenter)(no details): It shooked for almost 10 seconds. (via EMSC)
Hato Rey Central (Puerto Rico) (88 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Very mild. I doubted whether it was really trembling. (via EMSC)
Carraízo (Puerto Rico) (87 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Fue como vibración (via EMSC)
Gobernador Pinero (Puerto Rico) (86 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Me movió la cama (via EMSC)
El Cinco (Puerto Rico) (86 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Bastante fuerte (via EMSC)
Quebrada Arenas (Puerto Rico) (84 km E from epicenter)(no details): Leve en san Lorenzo (via EMSC)
Gobernador Piñero (Puerto Rico) (83 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Butaca se movió bastante fuerte .Corta duración . (via EMSC)
Caimito (Puerto Rico) (83 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Lo senti y la lámpara se movía. (via EMSC)
Caimito (Puerto Rico) (82 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Me movió el suelo (via EMSC)
Monacillo Urbano (Puerto Rico) (82 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Guaynabo City (via EMSC)
Pueblo Viejo (Puerto Rico) (81 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Guaynabo (via EMSC)
Quebrada Arenas (Puerto Rico) (81 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Sentido brevemente, pero algo intenso en Caguas. (via EMSC)
Caguas (Puerto Rico) (80 km E from epicenter)(no details): Sencillo bien leve (via EMSC)
Frailes (Puerto Rico) (80 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Se sintió en Guaynabo (via EMSC)
Guaynabo (Puerto Rico) (80 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Guaynabo (via EMSC)
Guaynabo (Puerto Rico) (80 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Fuerte (via EMSC)
Cañabón (Puerto Rico) (78 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Caguas, lo sentí leve. (via EMSC)
Candelaria (Puerto Rico) (75 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Sentido.....toa baja (via EMSC)
Pájaros (Puerto Rico) (74 km NE from epicenter)(no details): FUE FUERTE (via EMSC)
Mula (Puerto Rico) (74 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Feel mild (via EMSC)
(Puerto Rico) (72 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Logró sacudir leve algunos objetos. (via EMSC)
Cañaboncito (Puerto Rico) (72 km E from epicenter)(no details): Se sintió (via EMSC)
Cañaboncito (Puerto Rico) (72 km E from epicenter)(no details): About 4 sec. trembling (via EMSC)
Guásimas (Puerto Rico) (71 km E from epicenter)(no details): Guayama, movimiento fuerte pero rápido. (via EMSC)
Buena Vista (Puerto Rico) (71 km NE from epicenter)(no details): While sitting on the couch watching tv I felt it moving (via EMSC)
Beatriz (Puerto Rico) (70 km E from epicenter)(no details): Sentido en cidra (via EMSC)
Beatriz (Puerto Rico) (70 km E from epicenter)(no details): Cidra (via EMSC)
Algarrobo (Puerto Rico) (69 km E from epicenter)(no details): Fuerte (via EMSC)
Puerto Nuevo (Puerto Rico) (68 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Vega Baja (via EMSC)
Guayama (Puerto Rico) (66 km E from epicenter)(no details): Movimiento fuerte pero muy rápido. (via EMSC)
Quebrada Arenas (Puerto Rico) (65 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Bastante fuerte en Toa Alta Puerto Rico. (via EMSC)
Achiote (Puerto Rico) (64 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Naranjito (via EMSC)
Cayey (Puerto Rico) (63 km E from epicenter)(no details): Se sintio fuerte cidra (via EMSC)
Quebrada Larga (Puerto Rico) (58 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Se sintió en Añasco un meneo (via EMSC)
Islote (Puerto Rico) (58 km N from epicenter)(no details): Lo sinti pero no muy fuerte en Arecibo (via EMSC)
Salto (Puerto Rico) (56 km NW from epicenter)(no details): San seb (via EMSC)
Unibón (Puerto Rico) (56 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Morovis se sintió fuerte (via EMSC)
Hato Abajo (Puerto Rico) (55 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Fuerte (via EMSC)
Hato Abajo (Puerto Rico) (54 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Ya esto no se si tiembla a soy yo, lo que se es que tembló y tembló por 50 segundos leve fue el movimiento (via EMSC)
Pasto (Puerto Rico) (54 km E from epicenter)(no details): Fuerte (via EMSC)
Aibonito (Puerto Rico) (54 km E from epicenter)(no details): Leve y rapido movio el stand de vela (via EMSC)
Domingo Ruiz (Puerto Rico) (54 km N from epicenter)(no details): Se sintió el movimiento (via EMSC)
Hato Arriba (Puerto Rico) (54 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Se sintió en San Sebastián (via EMSC)
Hato Arriba (Puerto Rico) (54 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Se sintió en San Sebastián (via EMSC)
Hato Viejo (Puerto Rico) (51 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Muy fuerte. (via EMSC)
Asomante (Puerto Rico) (51 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Aibonito. Fuerte. (via EMSC)
Río Cañas Abajo (Puerto Rico) (51 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Windows vibrating (via EMSC)
Río Cañas Abajo (Puerto Rico) (51 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Windows vibrating, brief vibrating of house (via EMSC)
Palo Hincado (Puerto Rico) (50 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Se sintió en Barranquitas (via EMSC)
Sabana Hoyos (Puerto Rico) (49 km N from epicenter)(no details): Arecibo, sentido y rapido (via EMSC)
Sabana Hoyos (Puerto Rico) (49 km N from epicenter)(no details): Arecibo, rápido y sentido (via EMSC)
Hoya Mala (Puerto Rico) (49 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Leve. San Sebastiàn (via EMSC)
Florida Adentro (Puerto Rico) (48 km N from epicenter)(no details): Se sintió en florida, Leve (via EMSC)
Saltos (Puerto Rico) (44 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Orocovis fuertecito (via EMSC)
Pasto (Puerto Rico) (44 km E from epicenter)(no details): En Coamo (via EMSC)
Pasto (Puerto Rico) (44 km E from epicenter)(no details): En Coamo (via EMSC)
Salto Abajo (Puerto Rico) (34 km N from epicenter)(no details): Small quick movement. (via EMSC)
Coabey (Puerto Rico) (33 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Fuertisimo en Jayuya (via EMSC)
Coabey (Puerto Rico) (33 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Fuerte en Jayuya (via EMSC)
Jayuya (Puerto Rico) (32 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Fuerte Jayuya (via EMSC)
Villalba Arriba (Puerto Rico) (32 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Si lo sentí leve Villalba La Pulga (via EMSC)
Villalba Arriba (Puerto Rico) (31 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Leve (via EMSC)
Tijeras (Puerto Rico) (29 km E from epicenter)(no details): Fue intenso, pero fue por poco segundos. (via EMSC)
Jacaguas (Puerto Rico) (25 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Sentido fuerte Juana Diaz (via EMSC)
Coto Laurel (Puerto Rico) (23 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Cerro Maravilla fuerte (via EMSC)
Coto Laurel (Puerto Rico) (22 km NE from epicenter)(no details): In the living room. In coto Laurel (via EMSC)
Coto Laurel (Puerto Rico) (22 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Juana Diaz!! Fuerte!! (via EMSC)
Susuá (Puerto Rico) (20 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Sabana Grande Fuerte (via EMSC)
Machuelo Arriba (Puerto Rico) (19 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Ponce (via EMSC)
Machuelo Abajo (Puerto Rico) (16 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Sillon reclinable se movia mucho, fueron unos cuantos segundos. (via EMSC)
Segundo (Puerto Rico) (15 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Fuerte y poca duración tv (via EMSC)
Playa (Puerto Rico) (15 km E from epicenter)(no details): Fuertesito wn Ponce (via EMSC)
Ponce (Puerto Rico) (14 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Fue fuerte como 5.4 (via EMSC)
Playa (Puerto Rico) (14 km E from epicenter)(no details): 1-2 seconds (via EMSC)
Magueyes (Puerto Rico) (14 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Felt while on stop light- Ponce (via EMSC)
Segundo (Puerto Rico) (14 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Se sintio fuerte (via EMSC)
Magueyes (Puerto Rico) (14 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Ponce, it felt strong but quick. (via EMSC)
Magueyes (Puerto Rico) (14 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Ponce, it felt short but strong. (via EMSC)
Playa (Puerto Rico) (14 km E from epicenter)(no details): fuerte de poncee (via EMSC)
Canas Urbano (Puerto Rico) (13 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Fuerte (via EMSC)
Canas Urbano (Puerto Rico) (13 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Se sintió fuerte (via EMSC)
Jaguas (Puerto Rico) (12 km N from epicenter)(no details): Estaba en el carro y se movió el carro (via EMSC)
Canas (Puerto Rico) (11 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Fuerte (via EMSC)
(Puerto Rico) (10 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Duro (via EMSC)
Canas (Puerto Rico) (10 km E from epicenter)(no details): Felt it strong shake. My aquarium move side to side. And so my ceiling lamp . side to side. Strong but short. Ponce. (via EMSC)

 

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