Mag. 2.6 earthquake - 9 Km SSE of Guánica, Puerto Rico, on 28 Oct 9:43 pm (GMT -4) -

Mag. 2.6 earthquake  - 9 Km SSE of Guánica, Puerto Rico, on 28 Oct 9:43 pm (GMT -4)

Minor magnitude 2.6 earthquake at 14 km depth

29 Oct 02:14 UTC: First to report: USGS after 32 minutes.
Date & time: 29 Oct 2020 01:43:00 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 28 Oct 9:43 pm (GMT -4)
Magnitude: 2.6
Depth: 14.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 17.889°N / 66.8776°W (Puerto Rico)
Nearby towns and cities:
7 km (4 mi) S of Balneario de Caña Gorda (Carenero Barrio)
10 km (6 mi) SSE of Guanica (Guánica Barrio-Pueblo) (pop: 9,220)
17 km (11 mi) SSW of Guayanilla (pop: 5,210)
23 km (14 mi) SSE of Sabana Grande (pop: 8,960)
26 km (16 mi) SE of Lajas (pop: 5,260)
31 km (19 mi) WSW of Ponce (pop: 152,600)
44 km (28 mi) SE of Mayagüez (pop: 78,600)
95 km (59 mi) SW of Bayamón (pop: 203,500)
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Clear Sky 25.1°C (77 F), humidity: 76%, wind: 0 m/s (1 kts) from SSE
Primary data source: USGS
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 2.614 km9 Km SSE of Guánica, Puerto RicoUSGS
M 2.614 kmPuerto Rico RegionEMSC

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At magnitude 2.6, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.
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