Light mag. 3.3 earthquake - Caribbean Sea, 27 km southwest of Ponce, Segundo Barrio, Ponce, Puerto Rico, on Friday, May 14, 2021 at 19:14 (GMT) -
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Light magnitude 3.3 earthquake at 14 km depth
14 May 20:07 UTC: First to report: USGS after 53 minutes.
Depth: 14.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 17.9078°N / 66.86°W↗ (Caribbean Sea, Puerto Rico)
Antipode: 17.908°S / 113.14°E↗
Nearby towns and cities:
8 km (5 mi) SSE of Maria Antonia (pop: 1,480) --> See nearby quakes!
9 km (5 mi) SE of Guanica (pop: 9,220) --> See nearby quakes!
14 km (9 mi) S of Yauco (pop: 20,300) --> See nearby quakes!
14 km (9 mi) SSW of Guayanilla (pop: 5,210) --> See nearby quakes!
22 km (13 mi) SSE of Sabana Grande (pop: 8,960) --> See nearby quakes!
22 km (14 mi) SW of Penuelas (Peñuelas) (pop: 6,850) --> See nearby quakes!
26 km (16 mi) SE of Lajas (pop: 5,260) --> See nearby quakes!
27 km (17 mi) WSW of Ponce (pop: 152,600) --> See nearby quakes!
28 km (17 mi) SE of San German (San Germán) (pop: 12,100) --> See nearby quakes!
68 km (42 mi) WSW of Aibonito (pop: 8,950) --> See nearby quakes!
92 km (57 mi) SW of Bayamon (pop: 203,500) --> See nearby quakes!
98 km (61 mi) SW of Cataño (Catano) (pop: 28,100) --> See nearby quakes!
101 km (63 mi) SW of San Juan (pop: 418,100) --> See nearby quakes!
54 km (33 mi) SW of Puerto Rico Island (pop: 3,474,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 5.6 x 109 joules (1.56 megawatt hours, equivalent to 1.34 tons of TNT) More info
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|3.3||14 km||8 Km SSE of Maria Antonia, Puerto Rico||USGS|
|3.3||14 km||PUERTO RICO REGION||EMSC|
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