Mag. 2.7 earthquake - 1 Km SSE of Maria Antonia, Puerto Rico, on 27 Oct 9:38 pm (GMT -4) -

Mag. 2.7 earthquake  - 1 Km SSE of Maria Antonia, Puerto Rico, on 27 Oct 9:38 pm (GMT -4)

Minor magnitude 2.7 earthquake at 10 km depth

28 Oct 02:03 UTC: First to report: USGS after 24 minutes.
Date & time: 28 Oct 2020 01:38:45 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 27 Oct 9:38 pm (GMT -4)
Magnitude: 2.7
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 17.9615°N / 66.8831°W (Puerto Rico)
Nearby towns and cities:
1 km (1 mi) N of Balneario de Caña Gorda (Carenero Barrio)
3 km (2 mi) ESE of Guanica (Guánica Barrio-Pueblo) (pop: 9,220)
12 km (7 mi) SW of Guayanilla (pop: 5,210)
15 km (10 mi) SSE of Sabana Grande (pop: 8,960)
17 km (11 mi) E of La Parguera (Parguera Barrio) (pop: 1,140)
29 km (18 mi) W of Ponce (pop: 152,600)
91 km (57 mi) WSW of Bayamón (pop: 203,500)
99 km (62 mi) SW of San Juan (pop: 418,100)
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Broken Clouds 25.4°C (78 F), humidity: 76%, wind: 4 m/s (8 kts) from ENE
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 7.1 x 108 joules (197 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.169 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 2.710 km1 Km SSE of Maria Antonia, Puerto RicoUSGS
M 2.710 km29 Km WSW of Ponce, Puerto RicoEMSC

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