Weak mag. 2.7 earthquake - Caribbean Sea, 23 km southeast of Ponce, Segundo Barrio, Ponce, Puerto Rico, on Wednesday, 24 Feb 2021 11:31 pm (GMT -4) -
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Weak magnitude 2.7 earthquake at 4 km depth
25 Feb 04:43 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 1 hour and 12 minutes.
Date & time: 25 Feb 2021 03:31:05 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Wednesday, 24 Feb 2021 11:31 pm (GMT -4)
Depth: 4.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 17.82°N / 66.54°W (Caribbean Sea, Puerto Rico)
Nearby towns and cities:
20 km (12 mi) SSW of Potala Pastillo (pop: 3,820) --> See nearby quakes!
22 km (13 mi) SW of Santa Isabel (pop: 7,260) --> See nearby quakes!
23 km (14 mi) SSE of Ponce (pop: 152,600) --> See nearby quakes!
26 km (16 mi) S of Juana Diaz (Juana Díaz) (pop: 9,430) --> See nearby quakes!
46 km (29 mi) SW of Aibonito (pop: 8,950) --> See nearby quakes!
49 km (30 mi) WSW of Guayama (pop: 21,600) --> See nearby quakes!
74 km (46 mi) SW of San Lorenzo (pop: 9,370) --> See nearby quakes!
76 km (47 mi) SSW of Bayamon (pop: 203,500) --> See nearby quakes!
82 km (51 mi) WSW of Las Piedras (pop: 6,660) --> See nearby quakes!
82 km (51 mi) SSW of Cataño (Catano) (pop: 28,100) --> See nearby quakes!
85 km (53 mi) SSW of Puerto Rico (pop: 418,100) --> See nearby quakes!
97 km (61 mi) SW of Loiza (pop: 4,310) --> See nearby quakes!
48 km (30 mi) S of Puerto Rico Island (pop: 3,474,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 7.1 x 108 joules (197 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.169 tons of TNT) More info
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|2.7||4 km||PUERTO RICO REGION||EMSC|
|2.7||4 km||19 Km SSW of Potala Pastillo, Puerto Rico||USGS|
User reports for this quake
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.At magnitude 2.7, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.