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Minor mag. 3.0 earthquake - 10 km SSE of Guánica, Puerto Rico on Wednesday, 16 September 2020

Minor mag. 3.0 earthquake  - 10 km SSE of Guánica, Puerto Rico on Wednesday, 16 September 2020
16 Sep 20:25 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 16 minutes.
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Date & time: Wednesday, 16 September 2020 20:08 UTC
Magnitude: 3.0
Depth: 12.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 17.88°N / 66.88°W (Puerto Rico)
Nearby towns and cities:
11 km (7 mi) SE of Guánica (pop: 9,200)
18 km (11 mi) S of Yauco (pop: 20,300)
18 km (11 mi) SW of Guayanilla (pop: 5,200)
96 km (60 mi) SW of Bayamón (pop: 203,500)
105 km (65 mi) SW of San Juan (pop: 418,100)
112 km (70 mi) SW of Carolina (pop: 170,400)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 2 x 109 joules (554 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.477 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Wed, 16 Sep 20:08 UTCM 3.0 / 12 km- 10 km SSE of Guánica, Puerto RicoEMSC
Wed, 16 Sep 20:08 UTCM 3.0 / 12 km10 Km SSE of Guánica, Puerto RicoUSGS

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NW Yauco / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s : Could feel the floor vibrating through the chair


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Minor mag. 3.0 earthquake - 10 km SSE of Guánica, Puerto Rico on Wednesday, 16 September 2020
 

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