Light mag. 3.2 earthquake - Ensenada Barrio, Guanica, 31 km southeast of Mayaguez, Puerto Rico, on Thursday, Mar 18, 2021 5:11 am (GMT -4) -
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Light magnitude 3.2 earthquake at 6 km depth
18 Mar 10:53 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 1 hour and 42 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: Thursday, Mar 18, 2021 5:11 am (GMT -4)
Depth: 6.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 17.97°N / 66.98°W↗ (Ensenada Barrio, Guanica, Puerto Rico)
Antipode: 17.97°S / 113.02°E↗
Nearby towns and cities:
7 km (4 mi) WSW of Fuig (Guánica) (pop: 1,200) --> See nearby quakes!
8 km (5 mi) W of Guanica (Guánica) (pop: 9,220) --> See nearby quakes!
12 km (8 mi) S of Sabana Grande (pop: 8,960) --> See nearby quakes!
12 km (8 mi) SE of Lajas (pop: 5,260) --> See nearby quakes!
14 km (9 mi) SSE of San German (San Germán) (pop: 12,100) --> See nearby quakes!
16 km (10 mi) WSW of Yauco (pop: 20,300) --> See nearby quakes!
21 km (13 mi) WSW of Guayanilla (pop: 5,210) --> See nearby quakes!
22 km (14 mi) SE of Cabo Rojo (pop: 10,800) --> See nearby quakes!
23 km (15 mi) S of Maricao (pop: 1,170) --> See nearby quakes!
24 km (15 mi) SE of Hormigueros (pop: 11,900) --> See nearby quakes!
29 km (18 mi) WSW of Penuelas (Peñuelas) (pop: 6,850) --> See nearby quakes!
31 km (19 mi) SE of Mayaguez (Mayagüez) (pop: 78,600) --> See nearby quakes!
38 km (24 mi) W of Ponce (pop: 152,600) --> See nearby quakes!
108 km (67 mi) WSW of San Juan (pop: 418,100) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 4 x 109 joules (1.11 megawatt hours, equivalent to 0.951 tons of TNT) More info
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|3.2||6 km||PUERTO RICO||EMSC|
|3.2||6 km||6 Km E of La Parguera, Puerto Rico||USGS|
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