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Minor mag. 3.6 earthquake - 2km NNW of Penuelas, Puerto Rico on Tuesday, 21 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 14 days earlier.
Minor mag. 3.6 earthquake  - 2km NNW of Penuelas, Puerto Rico on Tuesday, 21 January 2020
Jan 21 02:54: Magnitude recalculated from 3.8 to 3.6.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 10.0 to 16.0 km.
Date & time: Tuesday, 21 January 2020 02:17 UTC
Local time at epicenter: 2020-01-20 22:17:24 -04:00
Magnitude: 3.6
Depth: 16.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 18.0128°N / 66.728°W (Porto Rico)
Nearest volcano: Saba (374 km)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 1.6*10^10 J (4.4 MWh / 3.79 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
HeureMag. / DepthLocationSource
Tue, 21 Jan 2020
Tue, 21 Jan 02:17 UTCM 3.8 / 10 kmPuerto RicoEMSC

"I felt it" reports:
(44.2 km NE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking) (via app)
Tallaboa Peñuelas PR (4.6 km SE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): The second of three in a row.
Tallaboa Peñuelas PR (4.5 km SE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): The second of three in arow.
(49.2 km ENE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking) (via app)
Lares (33.1 km NNW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking) (via app)
Jardines Fagot eastern Ponce, PR. / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Galan (42.5 km NE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking) (via app)
Utuado/Ciales / MMI IV (Light shaking)
(16.7 km N from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking) (via app)
Juan Sánchez (Puerto Rico) (71 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Sentido bayamon (via EMSC)
Ortiz (Puerto Rico) (65 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Was relaxed & seated watching TV. Felt under my feet and chair moved a little.Weak (via EMSC)
Media Luna (Puerto Rico) (62 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Sé sintió un poco (via EMSC)
Palmas Altas (Puerto Rico) (48 km N from epicenter)(no details): Sentido Palmas Palmas alta Barceloneta (via EMSC)
(Puerto Rico) (45 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Leve movimiento (via EMSC)
Hato Abajo (Puerto Rico) (43 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Leve pero aún así sentí vertigos (via EMSC)
Morovis Sud (Puerto Rico) (43 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Fuerte y corto Morovis (via EMSC)
Arecibo (Puerto Rico) (43 km N from epicenter)(no details): Arecibo. (via EMSC)
Sabana Hoyos (Puerto Rico) (41 km N from epicenter)(no details): Fuerte (via EMSC)
Lares (Puerto Rico) (29 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Hubieron dos temblores de corrido (via EMSC)
Hato Puerco Arriba (Puerto Rico) (27 km E from epicenter)(no details): Se sintió horrible se estremeció todo en la casa (via EMSC)
Indiera Fría (Puerto Rico) (26 km W from epicenter)(no details): Swift rattling of doors. (via EMSC)
(Puerto Rico) (23 km W from epicenter)(no details): Leve (via EMSC)
Capáez (Puerto Rico) (15 km N from epicenter)(no details): Se sintio tambien en Utuado. Leve pero las puertas vibraron (via EMSC)
Juan González (Puerto Rico) (12 km N from epicenter)(no details): Felt two earthquake at 10:15 and another one few minutes later. Not reported, felt in Adjuntas P.R. (via EMSC)
Magueyes (Puerto Rico) (11 km SE from epicenter)(no details): Se sintió unjalon hacia abajo estando de pie se me doblaron las rodillas (via EMSC)
Canas (Puerto Rico) (9 km SE from epicenter)(no details): Fuerte Delicias Ponce (via EMSC)
Damían Abajo (Puerto Rico) (32 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Strong (via EMSC)
Santana (Puerto Rico) (25 km W from epicenter)(no details): Como una Hamaca (via EMSC)
San Antón (Puerto Rico) (15 km SE from epicenter)(no details): Rapido pero fuerte y se escucharon exploxiones bajo tierra. (via EMSC)
Canas (Puerto Rico) (13 km SE from epicenter)(no details): No se que da mas miedo... si el sonido que se escucha bajo tierra ó el movimiento. (via EMSC)

 

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