Minor mag. 2.6 earthquake - 4 Km SW of Guánica, Puerto Rico on Sunday, 13 September 2020
13 Sep 19:36 UTC: First to report: USGS after 23 minutes.
Depth: 9.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 17.9391°N / 66.9338°W (Puerto Rico)
Nearby towns and cities:
5 km (3 mi) SW of Guánica (pop: 9,200)
6 km (4 mi) SW of Fuig (pop: 1,200)
6 km (4 mi) SW of Maria Antonia (pop: 1,500)
97 km (60 mi) SW of Bayamón (pop: 203,500)
105 km (65 mi) SW of San Juan (pop: 418,100)
114 km (71 mi) SW of Carolina (pop: 170,400)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 5 x 108 joules (139 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.12 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|
|Sun, 13 Sep 19:12 UTC||M 2.6 / 9 km||4 Km SW of Guánica, Puerto Rico||USGS|
|Sun, 13 Sep 19:12 UTC||M 2.6 / 9 km||Puerto Rico||EMSC|
User reports for this quake
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.At magnitude 2.6, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.
Frailes Yauco / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s