Weak mag. 2.8 earthquake - Caribbean Sea, 38 km west of Mayagüez, Puerto Rico, on Tuesday, 30 Mar 2021 1:19 am (GMT -4) -
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Weak magnitude 2.8 earthquake at 7 km depth
30 Mar 06:35 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 1 hour and 16 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: Tuesday, 30 Mar 2021 1:19 am (GMT -4)
Depth: 7.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 18.17°N / 67.5°W (Caribbean Sea, Puerto Rico)
Nearby towns and cities:
32 km (20 mi) WSW of Stella (Pueblo Barrio) (pop: 1,290) --> See nearby quakes!
35 km (22 mi) WNW of Puerto Real (Miradero) (pop: 6,170) --> See nearby quakes!
38 km (24 mi) W of Mayaguez (pop: 78,600) --> See nearby quakes!
89 km (56 mi) WSW of Arecibo (pop: 49,300) --> See nearby quakes!
94 km (59 mi) W of Ponce (pop: 152,600) --> See nearby quakes!
130 km (81 mi) W of Aibonito (pop: 8,950) --> See nearby quakes!
144 km (90 mi) W of Bayamon (pop: 203,500) --> See nearby quakes!
148 km (92 mi) W of Guayama (pop: 21,600) --> See nearby quakes!
149 km (93 mi) WSW of Cataño (Catano) (pop: 28,100) --> See nearby quakes!
151 km (94 mi) WSW of Puerto Rico (pop: 418,100) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 1 x 109 joules (278 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.239 tons of TNT) More info
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|2.8||7 km||MONA PASSAGE, PUERTO RICO||EMSC|
|2.8||7 km||31 Km WSW of Stella, Puerto Rico||USGS|
User reports for this quakeAt magnitude 2.8, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.