Mag. 3.0 earthquake - 7 Km ESE of La Parguera, Puerto Rico, on 26 Oct 6:45 am (GMT -4) -

Mag. 3.0 earthquake  - 7 Km ESE of La Parguera, Puerto Rico, on 26 Oct 6:45 am (GMT -4)

Minor magnitude 3.0 earthquake at 9 km depth

26 Oct 11:44 UTC: First to report: USGS after 59 minutes.
Date & time: 26 Oct 2020 10:45:01 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 26 Oct 6:45 am (GMT -4)
Magnitude: 3.0
Depth: 9.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 17.9366°N / 66.9855°W (Puerto Rico)
Nearby towns and cities:
6 km (4 mi) WSW of Barrio Guaypao (Montalva Barrio)
8 km (5 mi) ESE of La Parguera (Parguera Barrio) (pop: 1,140)
9 km (6 mi) WSW of Guanica (Guánica Barrio-Pueblo) (pop: 9,220)
16 km (10 mi) S of Sabana Grande (pop: 8,960)
19 km (12 mi) SSE of Sabana Eneas (Maresúa Barrio) (pop: 1,850)
22 km (14 mi) WSW of Guayanilla (pop: 5,210)
34 km (21 mi) SSE of Mayagüez (pop: 78,600)
40 km (25 mi) WSW of Ponce (pop: 152,600)
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Overcast Clouds 24.7°C (76 F), humidity: 86%, wind: 4 m/s (7 kts) from ENE
Primary data source: USGS
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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M 3.09 km7 Km ESE of La Parguera, Puerto RicoUSGS
M 3.09 kmPuerto Rico RegionEMSC

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