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Latest earthquakes in Puerto Rico

Updated: Oct 3, 2022 02:58 GMT -
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Quakes in the past 24 hours:

  • 2 quakes above magnitude 3
  • 8 quakes between magnitude 2 and 3
  • 2 quakes below magnitude 2 that people normally don't feel.
In the past 24 hours, Puerto Rico had 2 quakes of magnitude 3.0 or above and 8 quakes between 2.0 and 3.0. There were also 2 quakes below magnitude 2.0 which people don't normally feel.

Strongest quake today: Mag. 3.1 | Lajas, 29 km SE of Mayaguez, Mayagüez Barrio-Pueblo, Puerto Rico -

Recent quakes above magnitude 1.0 in or near Puerto Rico (updated )

Past 24 hours12 quakes | 8 quakes M2+ | 2 quakes M3+
Past 7 days69 quakes | 38 quakes M2+ | 25 quakes M3+ | 1 quake M4+
Past 30 days387 quakes | 252 quakes M2+ | 80 quakes M3+ | 4 quakes M4+
Past 90 days1,426 quakes | 960 quakes M2+ | 275 quakes M3+ | 11 quakes M4+
Past 365 days5,004 quakes | 3,207 quakes M2+ | 923 quakes M3+ | 44 quakes M4+ | 1 quake M5+

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Showing quakes magnitude 0.1 or higher (12 quakes):
Date and timeMag
Depth
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Monday, October 3, 2022 GMT (1 quake)
Oct 2, 2022 9:02 pm (GMT -4) (Oct 3, 2022 01:02 GMT)
3.1

9.8 km
Lajas, 29 km southeast of Mayaguez, Mayagüez Barrio-Pueblo, Puerto Rico
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Sunday, October 2, 2022 GMT (11 quakes)
Oct 2, 2022 3:17 pm (GMT -4) (Oct 2, 2022 19:17 GMT)
1.9

13 km
Puerto Rico More
Oct 2, 2022 12:42 pm (GMT -4) (Oct 2, 2022 16:42 GMT)
2.3

9.8 km
2 Km SW of Fuig, Puerto Rico More
Oct 2, 2022 11:35 am (GMT -4) (Oct 2, 2022 15:35 GMT)
2.2

7.3 km
6 Km E of La Parguera, Puerto Rico More
Oct 2, 2022 7:08 am (GMT -4) (Oct 2, 2022 11:08 GMT)
2.4

16 km
3 Km SSE of Indios, Puerto Rico More
Oct 2, 2022 6:03 am (GMT -4) (Oct 2, 2022 10:03 GMT)
2.6

12 km
Puerto Rico Region More
Oct 2, 2022 5:40 am (GMT -4) (Oct 2, 2022 09:40 GMT)
2.5

11 km
7 Km SSW of Guánica, Puerto Rico More
Oct 2, 2022 4:14 am (GMT -4) (Oct 2, 2022 08:14 GMT)
1.9

15 km
3 Km SE of Indios, Puerto Rico More
Oct 2, 2022 3:33 am (GMT -4) (Oct 2, 2022 07:33 GMT)
2.6

13 km
6 Km WSW of Guánica, Puerto Rico More
Oct 2, 2022 2:17 am (GMT -4) (Oct 2, 2022 06:17 GMT)
2.4

14 km
5 Km SSW of Potala Pastillo, Puerto Rico More
Oct 2, 2022 12:37 am (GMT -4) (Oct 2, 2022 04:37 GMT)
2.8

15 km
4 km south of Yauco, Puerto Rico More
Oct 1, 2022 11:26 pm (GMT -4) (Oct 2, 2022 03:26 GMT)
3.1

12 km
Caribbean Sea, 14 km southeast of Ponce, Segundo Barrio, Ponce, Puerto Rico
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Estimated combined seismic energy released: 8.9 x 109 joules (2.47 megawatt hours, equivalent to 2.12 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy

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Seismic station: San Juan, Puerto Rico (SJG/IU network) | Show on map | Station Info
Seismic station San Juan, Puerto Rico: seismogram of vertical movement last 60 minutes (source: IRIS/BUD)
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Puerto Rico Earthquake FAQ

When was the latest earthquake in Puerto Rico?

The last earthquake in Puerto Rico occurred 1 hour and 55 minutes ago: Light mag. 3.1 earthquake - Lajas, 29 km southeast of Mayaguez, Mayagüez Barrio-Pueblo, Puerto Rico, on Sunday, Oct 2, 2022 at 9:02 pm (GMT -4).

How many quakes were there in Puerto Rico today?

In the past 24 hours, Puerto Rico had 12 quakes up to magnitude 3.1.

What was the strongest quake in Puerto Rico today?

The strongest earthquake in Puerto Rico today occurred 1 hour and 55 minutes ago: Light mag. 3.1 earthquake - Lajas, 29 km southeast of Mayaguez, Mayagüez Barrio-Pueblo, Puerto Rico, on Sunday, Oct 2, 2022 at 9:02 pm (GMT -4).

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