Minor mag. 2.9 earthquake - 14 Km SSE of Guánica, Puerto Rico on Friday, 11 September 2020
11 Sep 10:29 UTC: First to report: USGS after 26 minutes.
Depth: 8.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 17.8501°N / 66.8653°W (Puerto Rico)
Nearby towns and cities:
14 km (9 mi) SE of Guánica (pop: 9,200)
14 km (9 mi) S of Maria Antonia (pop: 1,500)
16 km (10 mi) SE of Fuig (pop: 1,200)
97 km (60 mi) SW of Bayamón (pop: 203,500)
106 km (66 mi) SW of San Juan (pop: 418,100)
113 km (70 mi) SW of Carolina (pop: 170,400)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 1.4 x 109 joules (392 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.338 tons of TNT) [learn more]
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
|Time||Mag. / Depth||Location||Source|
|Fri, 11 Sep 10:04 UTC||M 2.9 / 8 km||14 Km SSE of Guánica, Puerto Rico||USGS|
|Fri, 11 Sep 10:04 UTC||M 2.9 / 8 km||Puerto Rico Region||EMSC|
User reports for this quake
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.At magnitude 2.9, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.
NWYauco / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s