Mag. 2.8 earthquake - 20 km southwest of Guayama, Puerto Rico, on Sunday, 22 Nov 2020 2:44 am (GMT -4) -
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Minor magnitude 2.8 earthquake at 6 km depth
22 Nov 07:48 UTC: First to report: USGS after 1 hour and 4 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: Sunday, 22 Nov 2020 2:44 am (GMT -4)
Depth: 6.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 17.8343°N / 66.226°W (Caribbean Sea, Puerto Rico)
Nearby towns and cities:
15 km (9 mi) SSW of Jobos (pop: 3,480) --> See nearby quakes!
18 km (11 mi) SSE of Salinas (pop: 6,380) --> See nearby quakes!
20 km (13 mi) SW of Guayama (pop: 21,600) --> See nearby quakes!
24 km (15 mi) SE of Santa Isabel (pop: 7,260) --> See nearby quakes!
32 km (20 mi) S of Cayey (pop: 18,500) --> See nearby quakes!
46 km (29 mi) ESE of Ponce (pop: 152,600) --> See nearby quakes!
48 km (30 mi) SSW of Caguas (pop: 86,800) --> See nearby quakes!
59 km (37 mi) S of Guaynabo (pop: 81,400) --> See nearby quakes!
63 km (39 mi) S of Bayamon (pop: 203,500) --> See nearby quakes!
71 km (44 mi) S of Puerto Rico (pop: 418,100) --> See nearby quakes!
55 km (34 mi) SSE of Puerto Rico Island (pop: 3,474,200) --> See nearby quakes!
17 km (10 mi) SE of Cayo Alfeñique Island --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1 x 109 joules (278 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.239 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 2.8||6 km||13 Km S of Central Aguirre, Puerto Rico||USGS|
|M 2.8||6 km||PUERTO RICO REGION||EMSC|
User reports for this quake
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.At magnitude 2.8, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.