Light mag. 3.0 earthquake - Caribbean Sea, 37 km southwest of Ponce, Segundo Barrio, Ponce, Puerto Rico, on Thursday, Mar 11, 2021 7:13 am (GMT -4) -
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Light magnitude 3.0 earthquake at 5 km depth
11 Mar 12:14 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 1 hour and 1 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: Thursday, Mar 11, 2021 7:13 am (GMT -4)
Depth: 5.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 17.79°N / 66.88°W↗ (Caribbean Sea, Puerto Rico)
Antipode: 17.79°S / 113.12°E↗
Nearby towns and cities:
20 km (13 mi) S of Guanica (pop: 9,220) --> See nearby quakes!
27 km (17 mi) SSW of Guayanilla (pop: 5,210) --> See nearby quakes!
27 km (17 mi) S of Yauco (pop: 20,300) --> See nearby quakes!
37 km (23 mi) SW of Ponce (pop: 152,600) --> See nearby quakes!
76 km (47 mi) WSW of Aibonito (pop: 8,950) --> See nearby quakes!
82 km (51 mi) SSW of Barceloneta (Florida Afuera) (pop: 22,300) --> See nearby quakes!
84 km (52 mi) WSW of Cayey (pop: 18,500) --> See nearby quakes!
89 km (56 mi) SW of Vega Baja (pop: 29,300) --> See nearby quakes!
102 km (64 mi) SW of Bayamon (pop: 203,500) --> See nearby quakes!
111 km (69 mi) SW of San Juan (pop: 418,100) --> See nearby quakes!
65 km (40 mi) SW of Puerto Rico Island (pop: 3,474,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 2 x 109 joules (554 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.477 tons of TNT) More info
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|3.0||5 km||PUERTO RICO REGION||EMSC|
|3.0||5 km||20 Km S of Guánica, Puerto Rico||USGS|
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