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Light mag. 3.6 earthquake - Guayanilla, 22 km west of Ponce, Segundo Barrio, Ponce, Puerto Rico, on Thursday, Jun 23, 2022 at 6:54 am (GMT -4) -

Light mag. 3.6 earthquake - Guayanilla, 22 km west of Ponce, Segundo Barrio, Ponce, Puerto Rico, on Thursday, Jun 23, 2022 at 6:54 am (GMT -4) Light mag. 3.6 earthquake - Guayanilla, 22 km west of Ponce, Segundo Barrio, Ponce, Puerto Rico, on Thursday, Jun 23, 2022 at 6:54 am (GMT -4)

Light magnitude 3.6 earthquake at 11 km depth

23 Jun 10:57 UTC: First to report: VolcanoDiscovery after 4 minutes.
23 Jun 11:12: Now using data updates from USGS
23 Jun 11:25: Magnitude recalculated from 3.7 to 3.6. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 10.0 to 11.0 km (from 6.2 to 6.8 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 15 km (9.6 mi) towards N.

Earthquake details

Date & timeJun 23, 2022 10:54:09 UTC -
Local time at epicenterThursday, Jun 23, 2022 at 6:54 am (GMT -4)
StatusConfirmed
Magnitude3.6
Depth11.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude17.9791°N / 66.834°W (Guayanilla, Puerto Rico)
Antipode17.979°S / 113.166°E
Shaking intensityWeak shaking
Felt11 reports
Primary data sourceUSGS (United States Geological Survey)
Nearby towns and cities2 km (1 mi) SW of Indios (pop: 1,740) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
6 km (4 mi) SW of Guayanilla (pop: 5,210) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
6 km (4 mi) SSE of Yauco (pop: 20,300) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
8 km (5 mi) E of Guanica (Guánica) (pop: 9,220) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
15 km (9 mi) SW of Penuelas (Peñuelas) (pop: 6,850) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
17 km (11 mi) SE of Sabana Grande (pop: 8,960) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
22 km (14 mi) W of Ponce (pop: 152,600) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
24 km (15 mi) SSW of Adjuntas (pop: 5,080) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
25 km (16 mi) ESE of San German (San Germán) (pop: 12,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
25 km (16 mi) ESE of Lajas (pop: 5,260) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
27 km (17 mi) SE of Maricao (pop: 1,170) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
94 km (58 mi) SW of San Juan (pop: 418,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
46 km (29 mi) SW of Puerto Rico Island (pop: 3,474,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
149 km (93 mi) W of Isla de Vieques Island (pop: 9,300) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeScattered Clouds 25.9°C (79 F), humidity: 78%, wind: 4 m/s (8 kts) from E
Estimated seismic energy released1.6 x 1010 joules (4.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 3.79 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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Mag.DepthLocationSource
3.611 km2 Km SW of Indios, Puerto RicoUSGS
3.710 kmPUERTO RICO REGIONEMSC
3.611 kmPuerto Rico RegionRaspberryShake

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Lares Puerto Rico (23.1 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / single lateral shake / 2-5 s : Estaba en la cama levantandome y sentí que se movió levemente (reported through our app)  
Guayanilla at home Santa Elena 2 (15.6 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / single lateral shake / 1-2 s (reported through our app)
Ponce puerto rico (16.5 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / very short : Quebrada del Agua, Ponce Puerto Rico  
Guayabal, Juana Díaz (37 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / single lateral shake / 1-2 s : Single bed saking  
YAUCO Puerto Rico (7.3 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s
Yauco, Yauco Barrio-Pueblo (6.3 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Left to right swing certain noise  
Ponce / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s
Morovis Puerto Rico / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / 1-2 s : Just light movement  
Ponce PR / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s : A distance thunder and a short shaking movement to right and left.  
Yauco / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / 2-5 s : Este temblor lo senti mineral estaba durmiendo y me levanto, que susto...  
Bario Quebradas Gusyanilla / Weak shaking (MMI III) / vertical swinging (up and down) / 2-5 s : Se estremeció la casa y estrillaron ventanas y puertas ya iba a correr fuerte estruendo (reported through our app)  
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10.7 km
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Apr 11, 2019 19:31
3 years ago
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13 km
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