Mag. 3.1 earthquake - 8 Km SSE of Ponce, Puerto Rico, on Tuesday, 22 September 2020 at 10:41 (GMT) -

Mag. 3.1 earthquake  - 8 Km SSE of Ponce, Puerto Rico, on Tuesday, 22 September 2020 at 10:41 (GMT)

Minor magnitude 3.1 earthquake at 5 km depth

22 Sep 10:56 UTC: First to report: USGS after 14 minutes.
Date & time: 22 Sep 2020 10:41:58 UTC -
Magnitude: 3.1
Depth: 5.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 17.938°N / 66.5908°W (Puerto Rico)
Nearby towns and cities:
9 km (5 mi) SSE of Ponce (pop: 152,600)
16 km (10 mi) SW of Juana Díaz (pop: 9,430)
19 km (12 mi) SE of Peñuelas (pop: 6,850)
20 km (12 mi) W of Santa Isabel (pop: 7,260)
29 km (18 mi) WSW of Coamo (pop: 11,900)
29 km (18 mi) ESE of Yauco (pop: 20,300)
354 km (220 mi) E of Santo Domingo (Dominican Republic) (pop: 2,201,900)
366 km (227 mi) E of Santo Domingo Oeste (Dominican Republic) (pop: 701,300)
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Overcast Clouds 23.9°C (75 F), humidity: 90%, wind: 3 km/h (2 kts) from NE
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 2.8 x 109 joules (783 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.674 tons of TNT) More info
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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.
MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 3.15 km8 Km SSE of Ponce, Puerto RicoUSGS
M 3.15 kmPuerto Rico RegionEMSC

User reports for this quake (2)

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
16.7 km ENE of epicenter [Map] / not felt
NW Yauco PR / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
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