Mag. 2.6 earthquake - - 8 km SSE of Guánica, Puerto Rico, on Tuesday, 22 September 2020 at 09:37 (GMT) -

Mag. 2.6 earthquake  - - 8 km SSE of Guánica, Puerto Rico, on Tuesday, 22 September 2020 at 09:37 (GMT)

Minor magnitude 2.6 earthquake at 13 km depth

22 Sep 09:56 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 19 minutes.
Date & time: 22 Sep 2020 09:37:03 UTC -
Magnitude: 2.6
Depth: 13.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 17.9°N / 66.87°W (Puerto Rico)
Nearby towns and cities:
6 km (4 mi) SSE of Balneario de Caña Gorda
9 km (6 mi) SSE of Guanica (pop: 9,220)
16 km (10 mi) SSW of Guayanilla (pop: 5,210)
22 km (14 mi) SSE of Sabana Grande (pop: 8,960)
26 km (16 mi) SE of Lajas (pop: 5,260)
30 km (18 mi) WSW of Ponce (pop: 152,600)
36 km (22 mi) SE of Cabo Rojo (pop: 10,800)
44 km (27 mi) SE of Mayagüez (pop: 78,600)
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Light Rain 24.8°C (77 F), humidity: 90%, wind: 2 km/h (1 kts) from ESE
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 5 x 108 joules (139 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.12 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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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.
M 2.613 km- 8 km SSE of Guánica, Puerto RicoEMSC
M 2.613 km8 Km SSE of Guánica, Puerto RicoUSGS

User reports for this quake (2)

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.
NW Yauco PR / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / 2-5 s
NW Yauco PR / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / 2-5 s
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