Mag. 2.9 earthquake - 17 km northwest of Mayagüez, Puerto Rico, on Saturday, 21 November 2020 at 07:43 (GMT) -
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Minor magnitude 2.9 earthquake at 83 km depth
21 Nov 10:20 UTC: First to report: USGS after 2 hours and 37 minutes.
Depth: 83.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 18.3016°N / 67.2661°W (Caribbean Sea, Puerto Rico)
Nearby towns and cities:
3 km (2 mi) SW of Stella (Pueblo Barrio) (pop: 1,290) --> See nearby quakes!
17 km (11 mi) NW of Mayagüez (pop: 78,600) --> See nearby quakes!
18 km (11 mi) SW of Aguadilla (pop: 16,100) --> See nearby quakes!
23 km (14 mi) NW of Hormigueros (pop: 11,900) --> See nearby quakes!
53 km (33 mi) NW of Yauco (pop: 20,300) --> See nearby quakes!
61 km (38 mi) WSW of Arecibo (pop: 49,300) --> See nearby quakes!
75 km (47 mi) WNW of Ponce (pop: 152,600) --> See nearby quakes!
79 km (49 mi) WSW of Barceloneta (Florida Afuera) (pop: 22,300) --> See nearby quakes!
118 km (73 mi) W of Bayamon (pop: 203,500) --> See nearby quakes!
124 km (77 mi) W of San Juan (pop: 418,100) --> See nearby quakes!
81 km (50 mi) W of San Juan Bautista Island (pop: 3,474,200) --> See nearby quakes!
52 km (32 mi) NW of Terremoto Cay Island --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.4 x 109 joules (392 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.338 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 2.9||83 km||3 Km SW of Stella, Puerto Rico||USGS|
|M 2.9||83 km||MONA PASSAGE, PUERTO RICO||EMSC|
User reports for this quake
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.At magnitude 2.9, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.