Magnitude 5.8 - PUERTO RICO
2010 May 16 05:16:09 UTC
|Depth||109 km (67.7 miles)|
|Location Uncertainty||horizontal +/- 3.8 km (2.4 miles); depth +/- 4.5 km (2.8 miles)|
|Parameters||NST=268, Nph=268, Dmin=21 km, Rmss=0.82 sec, Gp= 22°,|
M-type=teleseismic moment magnitude (Mw), Version=9
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Felt (V) at Adjuntas, Aguada, Anasco, Barranquitas, Jayuya, Lares, Las Marias, Maricao, Mayaguez, Mercedita, Moca, Morovis, Ponce, San German, San Sebastian, Utuado and Villalba. Widely felt in Puerto Rico and the eastern Dominican Republic. Also felt in the Virgin Islands.
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