Minor earthquake – Hatillo, Puerto Rico on January 13, 2014

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Magnitude : 3.2

Local Time (conversion only below land) : Unknown

GMT/UTC Time : 2014-01-13 04:51:26

Depth (Hypocenter)  : 28 km

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SRC Location UTC Date/time M D INFO
USGS Arecibo, Puerto Rico Jan 13 16:36 3.2 36 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Puerto Rico Region Jan 13 16:36 3.2 37 MAP I Felt It INFO
USGS Arecibo, Puerto Rico Jan 13 16:28 3.2 28 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Puerto Rico Region Jan 13 16:28 3.2 29 MAP I Felt It INFO
USGS Hatillo, Puerto Rico Jan 13 16:03 3.3 31 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Puerto Rico Region Jan 13 16:03 3.3 31 MAP I Felt It INFO
USGS Arecibo, Puerto Rico Jan 13 15:52 3.1 48 MAP I Felt It
EMSC Puerto Rico Region Jan 13 15:52 3.2 48 MAP I Felt It INFO
USGS Arecibo, Puerto Rico Jan 13 15:29 3.3 35 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Puerto Rico Region Jan 13 15:29 3.3 36 MAP I Felt It
USGS Arecibo, Puerto Rico Jan 13 14:37 3.0 44 MAP I Felt It
EMSC Puerto Rico Region Jan 13 14:37 3.0 44 MAP I Felt It
USGS Hatillo, Puerto Rico Jan 13 12:54 3.1 26 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Puerto Rico Region Jan 13 12:54 3.1 26 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Puerto Rico Region Jan 13 12:42 3.0 15 MAP I Felt It INFO
  • Punta Cana - Felt the bed shake for 15 seconds. Thought maybe some machine was running inside the building.
  • USGS Hatillo, Puerto Rico Jan 13 10:50 3.5 30 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Puerto Rico Region Jan 13 10:50 3.5 30 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Hatillo, Puerto Rico Jan 13 10:16 3.1 20 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Puerto Rico Region Jan 13 10:16 3.1 20 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Hatillo, Puerto Rico Jan 13 08:28 3.3 15 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Puerto Rico Region Jan 13 08:28 3.3 15 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Puerto Rico Region Jan 13 08:27 3.2 56 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Hatillo, Puerto Rico Jan 13 08:27 3.2 56 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Hatillo, Puerto Rico Jan 13 08:11 3.1 31 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Puerto Rico Region Jan 13 08:11 3.1 31 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Hatillo, Puerto Rico Jan 13 07:59 3.2 43 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Puerto Rico Region Jan 13 07:59 3.2 43 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Hatillo, Puerto Rico Jan 13 07:12 4.6 35 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Hatillo, Puerto Rico Jan 13 07:12 3.7 41 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Puerto Rico Region Jan 13 07:12 4.6 35 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Hatillo, Puerto Rico Jan 13 07:08 4.5 36 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Hatillo, Puerto Rico Jan 13 07:08 3.6 38 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Puerto Rico Region Jan 13 07:08 4.5 37 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Hatillo, Puerto Rico Jan 13 06:52 3.3 46 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Tierras Nuevas Poniente, Puerto Rico Jan 13 06:47 2.6 12 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Hatillo, Puerto Rico Jan 13 06:33 3.4 37 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Puerto Rico Region Jan 13 06:33 3.4 37 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Tierras Nuevas Poniente, Puerto Rico Jan 13 06:29 2.8 38 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Tierras Nuevas Poniente, Puerto Rico Jan 13 06:27 2.8 43 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Hatillo, Puerto Rico Jan 13 06:18 2.9 12 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Arecibo, Puerto Rico Jan 13 06:09 3.2 9 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Hatillo, Puerto Rico Jan 13 06:06 3.0 15 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Puerto Rico Region Jan 13 06:06 3.2 30 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Arecibo, Puerto Rico Jan 13 05:47 2.8 87 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Arecibo, Puerto Rico Jan 13 05:45 3.2 40 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Hatillo, Puerto Rico Jan 13 05:37 3.1 39 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Hatillo, Puerto Rico Jan 13 05:30 3.0 43 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Hatillo, Puerto Rico Jan 13 05:29 2.7 42 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Hatillo, Puerto Rico Jan 13 05:27 3.2 62 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Hatillo, Puerto Rico Jan 13 05:26 2.9 25 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Isabela, Puerto Rico Jan 13 05:17 3.2 39 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Hatillo, Puerto Rico Jan 13 05:13 3.0 42 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Hatillo, Puerto Rico Jan 13 05:07 2.9 54 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Isabela, Puerto Rico Jan 13 05:04 3.0 50 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Hatillo, Puerto Rico Jan 13 05:03 2.9 39 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Hatillo, Puerto Rico Jan 13 05:01 3.4 28 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Hatillo, Puerto Rico Jan 13 04:51 3.2 28 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Isabela, Puerto Rico Jan 13 04:47 3.2 46 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Hatillo, Puerto Rico Jan 13 04:44 3.2 34 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Hatillo, Puerto Rico Jan 13 04:42 2.6 14 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Hatillo, Puerto Rico Jan 13 04:41 2.5 4 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Isabela, Puerto Rico Jan 13 04:38 2.9 72 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Hatillo, Puerto Rico Jan 13 04:37 2.6 44 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Hatillo, Puerto Rico Jan 13 04:35 2.8 28 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Hatillo, Puerto Rico Jan 13 04:33 3.0 39 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Hatillo, Puerto Rico Jan 13 04:27 3.1 47 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Hatillo, Puerto Rico Jan 13 04:25 2.8 44 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Isabela, Puerto Rico Jan 13 04:25 2.7 49 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Hatillo, Puerto Rico Jan 13 04:22 2.8 24 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Isabela, Puerto Rico Jan 13 04:19 3.1 38 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Hatillo, Puerto Rico Jan 13 04:18 2.9 47 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Hatillo, Puerto Rico Jan 13 04:15 2.6 43 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Hatillo, Puerto Rico Jan 13 04:15 2.5 51 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Hatillo, Puerto Rico Jan 13 04:13 2.7 37 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Isabela, Puerto Rico Jan 13 04:09 2.6 39 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Puerto Rico Region Jan 13 04:09 2.6 39 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Hatillo, Puerto Rico Jan 13 04:01 6.5 28 MAP I Felt It INFO
  • San Juan - Moderate to strong shaking. 12:00am 1/13/2014
  • Bayamon - Lasted about 20 seconds
  • San Juan - I'm from CA, have felt dozens of quakes and experienced the Northridge quake. This one in PR at exactly 12:01am 1/13/2014 lasted longer that any I have ever felt before - over 60 seconds.
  • San Juan - No damage
  • guaynabo - moderate shaking
  • Mayaguez - There was no damage, just taken by suprise.
  • Guaynabo - Bed moved for about 15 seconds
  • aguadilla - asustado
  • San Juan - Lasted at least one minute. Paintings, doors and chandeliers moved.
  • Rincon - bed moving
  • San German - Scarry as hell
  • Naguabo - Heard it and felt it lasted maybe about 15 seconds
  • bayamon - felt hospital move
  • canovanas - Felt it in Canovanas, Puerto Rico
  • Camuy - I was in my bed and it started shaking pretty heavily a lot of neighbors went outside because of this.
  • aguada - aterrador
  • 00745 - scary one
  • san sebastian - What was that?? All the lights going side to side. Quite a scare. All dogs barking like crazy. Any tsunami alert?
  • bayamon - my tv cabinets,doors
  • bayamon - my tv cabinets,doors
  • San Juan - Longer than usual. Doors, lamps moved.
  • Humacao - 90 second rolling shake felt on 2nd story
  • San juan - On 9th floor. Doors swaying felt unstable on my feet
  • maunabo - fue muy aterrador
  • Camuy, PR - Leve pero preocupante siempre.
  • Vega Baja - TV, mirrors and bed shaking for about 15 seconds.
  • Aguada - Its was Horrible
  • Moca - Un movimiento MM IV o MMV de una durqcion de unos 30 o 40 segundos se sintió hoy, pasaddas las 12:05 am del 1/13/2014.
  • Jayuya - Tin roof sounded like it was rippling - very strange sensation.
  • San Juan - the lamps shaked
  • Carolina - Lying down, sofa started moving, window gates shaking, very scary.
  • BAYAMON - NO DAMAGE
  • San Juan - It wake me up, bed shaking.
  • Hatillo - No damage. Displaced objects. Strongest I ever felt in PR.
  • Rincon - Felt pretty Strong no damage
  • Adjuntas - Es terrible sentir un temblor
  • Aguadilia - your maching is broken that was not a 3.0 quake no way more like a 6.4 and a 5.5 there was 2 shakers not one, feld like someone rreally shaken my bed
  • San Juan - Bed shaked heavely. Concrete walls sound.
  • cabo rojo - bed and celling fans were shaking
  • San German - At 12:01-02 appx. there was a strong shaking, then a pause and some more shaking , 15 0 20 seconds and seemed like a 5 compared to others I have felt here
  • Aguada - I was watching a series on Internet when I felt the house moving (wooden house.) I recall hearing the ocean roar very strongly about 25 minutes before the shake. I live less than one mile away from the sea. The neighborhood dogs started barking...... Nothing seemed to have been damaged. I hope it does come back letter on.
  • Aguadilla - Estaba viendo televisión sentada en la cama y mi madre estaba acostada al lado. De pronto sentí la cama como moverse, no de sitio sino como vibrando desde el piso y cama en conjunto. Ningún objeto se movió alrededor mio ni escuche sonido, excepto la vibración que sentí que parecía como si fuera un motor en la cama. Mi mama también lo sintió.
  • Mayagüez - Woke up because my bed was moving roughly and could hear clinging of items. I live on a second floor.
  • Arecibo - Strong movement for about 60 seconds
  • San Juan - fan and pc monitor shaked for a short while
  • caimito up road #1 - First at all this mornig I heard twice sound like a truck I report. Know sound inside the house moving
  • Carolina - Fue una experiencia muy mala estoy muy nerviosa
  • Aguadilla - Fue como si la cama tuviese un motor que la hiciera vibrar. Duración como de 5 a 7 segundos mas o menos. Ningún objeto alrededor se movió.
  • Aguadilla - No damage, house was moving under my feet.
  • San Juan - Lasted a while, standing metal shelves waived back and forth. Strongest I've felt in 50 years here.
  • san german - me asuste mucho,mi casa es de altos y se movio mucho
  • Santa Isabel - Pretty strong shaking lasting for over 30 sec.
  • isla verde carolina - Vivo en un piso once e un edificio en la playa. Estaba dormida. Eran las doce de la noche. La cama se movio fuertemente y me desperto. Me levante y me localice en un lugar seguro. Mis gatos estaban aterrados,pelos erizados, Muy fuerte.
  • San Juan - Bed, windows and doors shaking
  • Aguadilla - Strong shake. Felt the house move and everything shaking lasted for a few seconds
  • Patillas - I did wake up due to light shaking. No damages
  • Humacao - I was shaking side to side in my chair, the glasses in cupboard where rattling, I put my hands on the walls and felt the shaking worsen, my Christmas tree was shaking/swaying back and forth an inch, chandelier swaying an inch. This lasted a long time, after a while I started counting and counted to 37, so it must have been for more than a minute. An hour before the quake my dog was whining and crying and scared, after the quake she is now quiet, very strange.
  • arecibo - Fue la mi primera ves que siento algo haci
  • Carolina - 8th story of Marbella Este tower. strong shaking, sustained for 10 seconds, from living in CA was sure magnitude was over 6.5. No damage known so far. Could not hear any noise specifically
  • CAGUAS - Im from cali and this was strong even for me lol doors and windows rattled, we are on the 2nd floor so might have amplified the shakin a lil..idk scurrry!
  • Coamo - Bearly felt but my dad in san juan did
  • Carolina - Horrible todo se jamaqueo en la casa y sentí la fuerza del movimiento .
  • San Juan - Was standing in my hotel room bathroom, 18th floor, and it suddenly felt like I was on a cruise ship in choppy waters. Lasted about 20-30 seconds.
  • Bayamon - Experiencia terrible. Se movio la cama y todo el cuarto y cuando creia que se iba a acabar, todo se movio mas fuerte todavia.
  • Dorado - The condo building was shaking for about 10-15 seconds. No building damage but some contents of curio cabinet were broken due to falling over.
  • HatoRey, san juan - Todo en mi habitación comenzó a temblar, moverse como gelatina: la cama ,espejo, las ventanas crujieron y se movían las cortinas , el abanicó de pedestal, la mesa de noche y lo que estaba encima de la mesa se movía . Sentí que mi apartamento se movía se balanceaba ,resido en un piso 14. Me asuste, me puse una blusa y mi cartera pensé que me llevo si esto sigue para salir pero dejó de moverse . Creo que fue como uno o dos minutos. Fue impresionante la sacudida,nunca antes lo había sent
  • Guaynabo - Shook for a long time
  • loiza - i could have done without that
  • Isla Verde - Light fixtures shook for over a minute, felt couch moving, 12th floor apartment bldg ocean front.
  • Hato Rey, San juan - Me asusté, todo empezó a moverse, la cama, espejo, ventanas , cortina , abanico, la mesita y las cosas, pensé salir , me puse una blusa , pensé que me llevo si esto sigue cogí mi cartera pero paró , fue como uno o dos minutos pero me parecieron largos y me asusté mucho, nunca había sentido uno así , sentir que todo se mueve como gelatina es impresionante y sentí miedo.
  • REXVILLE, BAYAMON - MOST POWERFUL ONE EVER FELT. DAMAGE TO SOME WALLS, CRACKS. NOTICED CRACKS IN THE ROAD, CALLE PERIFERAL IN BAYAMON PR.
  • Toa Baja - Desk and monitor shook, door and frame creaked, cat jumped off dining room chair terrified. Felt initial shake then a pause then a stronger quake, seemed to last almost a full minute. 6th floor of 15 floor apartment building, no damage.
  • Humacao - Prolonged bed shaking
  • san juan - laying in bed and felt shaking, bed moving for a few seconds.
  • San juan - Bed moved woke us up. Shook about three seperate times
  • San Juan - Awoke from sleep. Body completely shaking in bed. Pictures knocking against wall. Building was swaying.
  • Ponce - Los espejos del closet y la cama meneandose bien fuerte! Que clase susto!
  • Guaynabo - bed, pics on wall, lamps ...all started shaking pretty strang ...lasted about 15 to 20 secs. hopedfully no damage we'll see tomorrow..
  • Carolina - No damage but it felt like two quakes.
  • Aguadilla - I was using my computer when suddenly my chair started moving, I have a Quake-alarm and it started beeping, I imminently started running and got outside a soon as possible. Also the water from my pool was moving from side to side. Never had I felt such a strong movement. God Bless the USA
  • Yauco - Right when the Golden academy awards finished ...it started to shake and my bed was moving... My bedroom door swayed....heard a strange sound.....my dog started to bark......but around 6pm...I saw some birds acting strange and my cats too.it's like they can feel something is going to happen.
  • condado - no damage, were on the 10th floor of the laconcha hotel. Very scary experience.
  • Rio Grande - Light shaking of floor and household items for about 10 seconds
  • Cabo Rojo - Woke me. Shook very noticeably.
  • San Juan - Bed was shaking so, it woke me up and it lasted about 40 seconds, no noticeable damage.
  • San Juan - My bed started shaking enough to wake me around midnight at our hotel. On the 7th floor. Never have experienced before so had no idea what this was.
  • Mayaguez - Scary. Last longer than what i have felt before. Scary!
  • Ponce - Felt from inside hotel room. Building was shaking enough to wake people up and displace a few items
  • Morovis - Movió la cama. Todos asustados!
  • Mayaguez - No damage noted yet.
  • San Juan - Bed was rocking, mirrors rattling, building swaying
  • Dorado - Awakened to bed shaking and doors/windows creaking. No visible damage. Dogs barked continuously!
  • Rincon - First time experiencing a quake. Woke us up, as the bed was shaking. It seemed to last a long time, but probably only lasted 20-30 seconds.
  • Luquillo - My bed shook as if someone sat on it and continued to shake for maybe 10 seconds. Was very interesting. A ceiling crack seems a bit wider.
  • RINCON - Bed shaking,mirrors swaying and window shutters clanging for well over a minute or two! Was woken out of dead sleep!
  • Carolina - No damage, bur scary. We are from Montreal, on vacation...
  • Levittown, Toa Baja - Swaying for a few seconds. No damage. People started leaving the area due to proximity to the beach.
  • San Juan - On the 20th floor of the Marriott Hotel. I felt like I was on a ship in a storm. Bed shacking drapery Rod swinging
  • dorado - We were asleep, the bed started shaking an moving and our pets all ran in the room- car alarms were going off in the neighborhood.
  • Rincón - sitting at my computer, I felt the brief shaking. I actually thought it was my dog, plopping himself down at the base of my office chair, as he often does. I looked down and around, he was nowhere to be found.
  • Aguadilla - I felt the earthquake around 12:05A.M..2014 i was in bed.
  • Rincon - Woke me up out of a dead sleep, bed shaking, no damage that I have found...
  • Guyanabo - No damage to my knowledge. Bed shaking
  • Guaynabo, PR USA - Strong side to side shaking
  • Rio Grande - no damage. floor seemed to jump up and down a bit, while standing up.
  • Carolina - Woke me up as bed started to shake for about 20 secs.
  • Palmas del Mar - Bed was shaking & ceiling light was swaying - when I looked around there was no other explanation - I knew it was an earthquake and wasn't surprised when I heard the news
  • Isabela - Woke me up...moderate shaking
  • Arecibo - Bed shook very hard for period of longer than one minute.
  • Rincon - Keine Schäden
  • Isla Verde - In a high rise condo, 13th floor. Building was swaying and shaking so hard it was difficult to walk or even stand up. The shaking was so strong we could hear the water splashing in the toilet.
  • Toa Alta - 1ST EARTHQUAKE EXPERIENCE EVER, COMPLETELY FREAKED OUT!!! WOKEN UP BE BED & WINDOWS SHAKING. NO STRUCTURAL DAMAGE TO HOME, NOTHING FELL OF WALLS.
  • Mirarmar, San Juan - quake didn't wake me up until my girlfriend bugged out and started saying stuff in Spanish, n i told her to stop farting it felt like an earthquake in da mattress
  • Guaynabo - I WAS IN IN BED READING, IT SEEMED TO LAST A LONG TIME, HALFWAY THRU IT GOT STRONGER.WE RESIDE ON A 4TH FLOOR.
  • Salinas - I was watching TV and felt the house moving, christmas tree was moving. It seemed to last longer than the one we had about 3 years ago
  • Dorado - we where shaken awake and a few things fell over. seemed to last for a while!
  • Rincon - what a ride it was !!!
  • Humacao - Fefef Felt slught
  • Humacao - Woke my wife up-not me !
  • Dorado - Woke to bedroom door rattling & room shaking. Stopped 10-15 secs after waking
  • Arecibo - We felt like two quakes, very scary ( boricua me quede paniquia)
  • Santurce - 6 year old, 5 stores reinforced concrete residential building rattled and swayed moderately. No known or visible damage.
  • Aguas Buenas - estaba cagando y senti el temblor
  • Trujillo Alto - I live on the 15th floor of my apartment building. I felt my bed move from east to west and later north to south. It seemed as though the shaking begun earlier than 12:01 am and lasted for a minute. However the swinging experienced might have been caused by the height and construction of my apartment building. There was no damaged witnessed.
  • Aibonito - my shaked about 5 time that was it.
  • Juana Diaz - My son felt it inside the house, I didn't feel it outside at all.
  • Fajardo, PR - No damage noticed as of yet!!!
  • Comerio - ENTIRE HOUSE SHOOK-DOG NEXT DOOR BARKING LIKE CRAZY-HOUSE SWAYED FROM SIDE TO SIDE, DOORS CREAKED, HOUSE GROANED AS IF UNDER PRESSURE-EERIE SILENCE BEFORE AND AFTER-NOTHING LIKE PREV QUAKE NOV 2011-THAT ONE FELT AS IF THE GROUND WERE BURSTING OPEN-THIS ONE FELT SURREAL AND LASTED LONGER, MAYBE 30-60 SEC-VERY SCARY.
  • Islote - We were in bed and it felt like the bed was rolling back and forth for about a minute. It felt like we were sleeping on a boat. It was avery weird swaying feeling and we are on the 1st floor right by the Ocean.
  • Arroyo - I woke up to my bed shaking like if two people were physically rocking it from side to side, and my closet mirror was shaking like if someone was inside my closet struggling to open the door to get out. It was very scary.
  • Trujillo Alto - woken up by shaking
  • Dorado - I was working on defects and the hotel room started to shake. no damage though it was unsettling.
  • mayagüez - Luckily no structural damage, but it was very scary, and me and my family felt the eartquake very strongly.
  • San Juan - Felt light vertical vibration for 2-3 seconds followed by moderate lateral vibration for about 5 seconds. No damage apparent
  • San Juan - Lasted close to minute slow shake, woke me up I then experienced about 40 seconds more...slow roll, had two events previous within past 3 years, one, a 5.5 was actually stronger than this one but about the same length, 6 months after that had a stuccato, short violent shakes, less than 10 seconds,twice
  • Lares - I was on the sofa and it started moving back and forth. My children's medals started rattling.It lasted for about 60 seconds,which to us is a long time. Cracks on walls,floors. Glasses moved in china closet. Nothing broke...
  • Maricao - I live in a strong concrete house. The shaking began about midnight. I left my bed and went outside. Things in the house were rattling, but I observed no damage. It was the strongest and longst I experienced in ten years. After a minute I could feel slight vibration outside by placing both hands on a table. This light vibration lasted about another two minutes.
  • San Juan - The bed in the fourth floor hotel room suddenly started to shake, and the shaking then gradually subsided. I quickly recognized it as an earthquake. I am not aware of any damage.
  • Carolina - 16th floor apartment, light to moderate shaking, xmas tree moved side to side, no damage. lasted for about 30-35 seconds. disturbing.
  • San Lorenzo - The bed was shaking, it lasted for a few seconds
  • Isabela - No damage. Felt strong swaying while in bed around midnight.
  • San Juan - Overall lasted more than 1 minute, 2 peaks with increased strength, moderated and again jarred eight floor building. Lamp, doors and furnishing swung and rattled, walls creaked. Could be strongest I have felt here in 60 years. Fortunately no serious injury or damages reported. Hit four years to the date of devastating Haiti January 12, 2010 quake.
  • San Juan - Bed and baby's crib shook considerably. Husband was in bathroom and did not feel it.
  • Guaynabo - Felt my bed shake, thought it was my dog moving around. But it wasn't.
  • Caguas - 7th floor in the apartment woke up few seconds before it started, had feeling of a pending calamity, everything was shaking for about 6-7 seconds with an interval of a few seconds, second time was styronger
  • Hatillo - Heavy
  • San Juan - Lasted close to minute slow shake, In a high rise condo, 8th floor. Building was swaying and shaking so hard it was difficult to walk .
  • punta Cana - laying in bed in a resort, and I felt the shake. did not know what it was until I woke up in the morning and watch the new for it to reveal there was an earthquake
  • Aboard Celebrity Equinox - Was standing in shipboard cabin. Experience very strong vibration similar to those encountered in a motor vehicle which strays off the highway onto the shoulder. Thought we had encountered some wave/current abberation until we learned of the quake the following day.
  • Cayetano Germosen - senti que mi cama se movia como por 15 segundos
  • Punta Cana - Punta Cana - Felt the bed shake for 15 seconds. Thought maybe some machine was running inside the building.
  • USGS Hatillo, Puerto Rico Jan 13 04:01 6.4 28 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Hatillo, Puerto Rico Jan 13 04:01 6.5 28 MAP I Felt It
    GEOFON Puerto Rico Region Jan 13 04:01 6.3 22 MAP I Felt It
  • Punta Cana - Very weak shaking/swaying
  • Punta Cana - For near 5-10 sec building was shaking
  • punta Cana - secousses de moins de 10 secondes
  • Bavaro - Ballava il letto,e guardando verso lo stand della lampada l'ho vista ondeggiare per quasi 10 secondi.
  • Пунта-Кана - No additional info, just water in the pool was mooved!
  • Santo DOMINGO - ESTANDO MI ESPOSO Y YO SENTADOS EN EL SOFA, SE SINTIO QUE SE MOVIAN LOS ASIENTOS, LAS LAMPARAS ETC SE MOVIAN... QUE SUSTO DURO APROX 20 SEGUNDOS
  • Santiago - Fueron 2 replicas leves
  • Santo Domingo - fue un temblor de larga duracion senti q se detuvo y regreso
  • Santo Domingo - Sentí una tontera leve. mi cabeza se balanceó de lado a lado. Lo asocié a un sismo, pero los vecinos al parecer no lo sintieron busque informacion en internet y confirmé lo que supuse.
  • punta cana - als gast dort
  • Riu Resort - Werden wakker van het schudden van ons bed
  • Punta Cana - Nous sommes en vacances a Punta cana au Majestic , les portes ont tremblé le sol a bougé plusieurs fois ceci pendant une dizaine de secondes
  • Punta Cana - secousse sol et portes qui tremblent
  • Punta Cana - The bed shook and shook again , lasted about ten to twenty seconds. Our neighbors felt this as well!
  • Juan Dolio - 2 shakes at 3am, moved the bed.Quiet after that
  • Santiago - Felt like I was swaying on a boat for a few seconds, and the ceiling lamp in the front room swayed. Didn't hear any creaking or see any damage. The others in the house didn't really feel it, maybe because I was sitting down and they were moving around.
  • punta cana - it was felt like a violent side to side shaking. We were by the ocean and it was disturbing thinking that people who weren't on the 4th floor might be in danger.
  • Bavaro - I was awakened in bed by this shaking. Bed, cupboards and articles making a noise as we were shaken. It scares me. I was about to run get my kids when it stopped. No damage that I saw.
  • Rio grande - We were staying at the club melia resort in rio grande, Puerto Rico. We were sound asleep, and we're woken up to our beds rocking, doors to the balcony rattling, and pretty much the whole suite shaking. Lasted about less than a minute. Very unexpected experience while on vacation from Massachusetts!
  • WCATWC 85 Miles Ne Of Mayaguez Puerto Rico Jan 13 04:01 6.4 1 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Puerto Rico Region Jan 13 04:00 6.4 20 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Hatillo, Puerto Rico Jan 13 04:00 6.4 1 MAP I Felt It


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    MMI II (Very weak shaking) ?
    People :
    Felt by persons at rest, on upper floors or favorably placed.
    MMI III (Weak shaking) ?
    People :
    Felt indoors; hanging objects may swing, vibration similar to passing of light trucks, duration may be estimated, may not be recognized as an earthquake.
    MMI IV (Light shaking) ?
    People :
    Generally noticed indoors but not outside. Light sleepers may be awakened. Vibration may be likened to the passing of heavy traffic, or to the jolt of a heavy object falling or striking the building.
    Fittings :
    Doors and windows rattle. Glassware and crockery rattle. Liquids in open vessels may be slightly disturbed. Standing motorcars may rock.
    Structures :
    Walls and frames of buildings, and partitions and suspended ceilings in commercial buildings, may be heard to creak.
    MMI V (Moderate shaking) ?
    People :
    Generally felt outside, and by almost everyone indoors. Most sleepers awakened. A few people alarmed.
    Fittings :
    Small unstable objects are displaced or upset. Some glassware and crockery may be broken. Hanging pictures knock against the wall. Open doors may swing. Cupboard doors secured by magnetic catches may open. Pendulum clocks stop, start, or change rate.
    Structures :
    Some large display windows cracked. A few earthenware toilet fixtures cracked.
    MMI VI (Strong shaking) ?
    People Felt by all. People and animals alarmed. Many run outside. Difficulty experienced in walking steadily.
    Fittings :
    Objects fall from shelves. Pictures fall from walls. Some furniture moved on smooth floors, some unsecured free-standing fireplaces moved. Glassware and crockery broken. Very unstable furniture overturned. Small church and school bells ring. Appliances move on bench or table tops. Filing cabinets or "easy glide" drawers may open (or shut).
    Structures :
    Slight damage to buildings with low standard. Some stucco or cement plaster falls. Large display windows broken. Damage to a few weak domestic chimneys, some may fall.
    Environment :
    Trees and bushes shake, or are heard to rustle. Loose material may be dislodged from sloping ground, e.g. existing slides, talus slopes, shingle slides.
    MMI VII (Very strong shaking) ?
    People
    General alarm. Difficulty experienced in standing. Noticed by motorcar drivers who may stop.
    Fittings :
    Large bells ring. Furniture moves on smooth floors, may move on carpeted floors. Substantial damage to fragile contents of buildings.
    Structures :
    Unreinforced stone and brick walls cracked. Low standard buildings cracked with some minor masonry falls. A few instances of damage to buildings of ordinary workmanship. Unbraced parapets, unbraced brick gables, and architectural ornaments fall. Roofing tiles, especially ridge tiles may be dislodged. Many unreinforced domestic chimneys damaged, often falling from roof-line. Water tanks Type I burst. A few instances of damage to brick veneers and plaster or cement-based linings. Unrestrained water cylinders (hot-water cylinders) may move and leak. Some common windows cracked. Suspended ceilings damaged.
    Environment :
    Water made turbid by stirred up mud. Small slides such as falls of sand and gravel banks, and small rock-falls from steep slopes and cuttings. Instances of settlement of unconsolidated or wet, or weak soils. Some fine cracks appear in sloping ground. A few instances of liquefaction (i.e. small water and sand ejections).
    MMI VIII (Severe shaking) ?
    People Alarm may approach panic. Steering of motorcars greatly affected. Structures : Low standard buildings heavily damaged, some collapse. ordinary workmanship buildings damaged, some with partial collapse. Reinforced masonry or concrete buildings damaged in some cases. A few instances of damage to buildings and bridges designed and built to resist earthquakes. Monuments and pre-1976 elevated tanks and factory stacks twisted or brought down. Some pre-1965 infill masonry panels damaged. A few post-1980 brick veneers damaged. Decayed timber piles of houses damaged. Houses not secured to foundations may move. Most unreinforced domestic chimneys damaged, some below roof-line, many brought down. Environment : Cracks appear on steep slopes and in wet ground. Small to moderate slides in roadside cuttings and unsupported excavations. Small water and sand ejections and localized lateral spreading adjacent to streams, canals, lakes, etc.
    MMI IX (Violent shaking) ?
    Structures Many low standard buildings destroyed. Ordinary workmanship buildings heavily damaged, some collapse. Reinforced masonry or concrete buildings damaged, some with partial collapse. Buildings and bridges designed and built to resist earthquakes damaged in some cases, some with flexible frames seriously damaged. Damage or permanent distortion to some buildings and bridges, designed and built to normal use standards. Houses not secured to foundations shifted off. Brick veneers fall and expose frames. Environment : Cracking of ground conspicuous. Landsliding general on steep slopes. Liquefaction effects intensified and more widespread, with large lateral spreading and flow sliding adjacent to streams, canals, lakes, etc.
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