Light mag. 3.1 earthquake - North Atlantic Ocean, 66 km north of Arecibo, Puerto Rico, on Monday, 15 Mar 2021 1:44 am (GMT -4) -
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Light magnitude 3.1 earthquake at 9 km depth
15 Mar 06:48 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 1 hour and 4 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: Monday, 15 Mar 2021 1:44 am (GMT -4)
Depth: 9.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 19.06°N / 66.83°W (North Atlantic Ocean, Puerto Rico)
Nearby towns and cities:
64 km (40 mi) N of Hatillo (canovanas) (pop: 5,620) --> See nearby quakes!
66 km (41 mi) N of Arecibo (pop: 49,300) --> See nearby quakes!
83 km (51 mi) NW of Vega Baja (pop: 29,300) --> See nearby quakes!
101 km (63 mi) NW of Puerto Rico (pop: 418,100) --> See nearby quakes!
102 km (63 mi) NW of Cataño (Catano) (pop: 28,100) --> See nearby quakes!
102 km (64 mi) NW of Bayamon (pop: 203,500) --> See nearby quakes!
118 km (74 mi) NNW of Aibonito (pop: 8,950) --> See nearby quakes!
122 km (76 mi) NW of Loiza (pop: 4,310) --> See nearby quakes!
141 km (88 mi) NW of Las Piedras (pop: 6,660) --> See nearby quakes!
142 km (88 mi) NNW of Guayama (pop: 21,600) --> See nearby quakes!
97 km (60 mi) NNW of Puerto Rico Island (pop: 3,474,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 2.8 x 109 joules (783 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.674 tons of TNT) More info
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|3.1||9 km||PUERTO RICO REGION||EMSC|
|3.1||9 km||63 Km N of Hatillo, Puerto Rico||USGS|
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