Light mag. 3.0 earthquake - Caribbean Sea, 24 km west of Ponce, Segundo Barrio, Ponce, Puerto Rico, on Friday, May 14, 2021 at 22:12 (GMT) -
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Light magnitude 3.0 earthquake at 9 km depth
14 May 23:00 UTC: First to report: USGS after 48 minutes.
Depth: 9.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 17.948°N / 66.8371°W↗ (Caribbean Sea, Puerto Rico)
Antipode: 17.948°S / 113.163°E↗
Nearby towns and cities:
5 km (3 mi) SSW of Indios (pop: 1,740) --> See nearby quakes!
8 km (5 mi) ESE of Guanica (pop: 9,220) --> See nearby quakes!
9 km (6 mi) SSW of Guayanilla (pop: 5,210) --> See nearby quakes!
10 km (6 mi) S of Yauco (pop: 20,300) --> See nearby quakes!
17 km (11 mi) SW of Penuelas (Peñuelas) (pop: 6,850) --> See nearby quakes!
19 km (12 mi) SE of Sabana Grande (pop: 8,960) --> See nearby quakes!
24 km (15 mi) WSW of Ponce (pop: 152,600) --> See nearby quakes!
26 km (16 mi) ESE of Lajas (pop: 5,260) --> See nearby quakes!
27 km (16 mi) SE of San German (San Germán) (pop: 12,100) --> See nearby quakes!
27 km (17 mi) SSW of Adjuntas (pop: 5,080) --> See nearby quakes!
30 km (19 mi) SSE of Maricao (pop: 1,170) --> See nearby quakes!
64 km (40 mi) WSW of Aibonito (pop: 8,950) --> See nearby quakes!
88 km (55 mi) SW of Bayamon (pop: 203,500) --> See nearby quakes!
94 km (58 mi) SW of Cataño (Catano) (pop: 28,100) --> See nearby quakes!
96 km (60 mi) SW of San Juan (pop: 418,100) --> See nearby quakes!
49 km (30 mi) SW of Puerto Rico Island (pop: 3,474,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
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||9 km||5 Km SSW of Indios, Puerto Rico||USGS|
|3.0||9 km||PUERTO RICO REGION||EMSC|
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