Mag. 2.7 earthquake - Caribbean Sea, 11 km southeast of Guanica, Guánica Barrio-Pueblo, Puerto Rico, on Tuesday, 24 Nov 2020 4:55 pm (GMT -4) -

Mag. 2.7 earthquake  - Caribbean Sea, 11 km southeast of Guanica, Guánica Barrio-Pueblo, Puerto Rico, on Tuesday, 24 Nov 2020 4:55 pm (GMT -4)

Minor magnitude 2.7 earthquake at 14 km depth

24 Nov 21:20 UTC: First to report: USGS after 25 minutes.
Date & time: 24 Nov 2020 20:55:38 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Tuesday, 24 Nov 2020 4:55 pm (GMT -4)
Magnitude: 2.7
Depth: 14.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 17.8795°N / 66.8668°W (Caribbean Sea, Puerto Rico)
Nearby towns and cities:
11 km (7 mi) SSE of Guanica (pop: 9,220) --> See nearby quakes!
17 km (11 mi) S of Yauco (pop: 20,300) --> See nearby quakes!
22 km (14 mi) ESE of La Parguera (pop: 1,140) --> See nearby quakes!
24 km (15 mi) SSE of Sabana Grande (pop: 8,960) --> See nearby quakes!
25 km (16 mi) SW of Peñuelas (pop: 6,850) --> See nearby quakes!
29 km (18 mi) SE of San German (San Germán) (pop: 12,100) --> See nearby quakes!
30 km (18 mi) WSW of Ponce (pop: 152,600) --> See nearby quakes!
46 km (29 mi) SE of Mayagüez (pop: 78,600) --> See nearby quakes!
95 km (59 mi) SW of Bayamon (pop: 203,500) --> See nearby quakes!
104 km (64 mi) SW of Puerto Rico (pop: 418,100) --> See nearby quakes!
56 km (35 mi) SW of Puerto Rico Island (pop: 3,474,200) --> See nearby quakes!
13 km (8 mi) ESE of Terremoto Cay Island --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Light Rain 23.9°C (75 F), humidity: 86%, wind: 3 m/s (5 kts) from ESE
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 7.1 x 108 joules (197 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.169 tons of TNT) More info
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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.
MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 2.714 km11 Km SSE of Guánica, Puerto RicoUSGS
M 2.714 kmPUERTO RICO REGIONEMSC

User reports for this quake

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At magnitude 2.7, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.
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Mag. 2.7 earthquake - Caribbean Sea, 11 km southeast of Guanica, Guánica Barrio-Pueblo, Puerto Rico, on Tuesday, 24 Nov 2020 4:55 pm (GMT -4)
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