Light mag. 3.1 earthquake - Caribbean Sea, 7.3 km southwest of Ponce, Segundo Barrio, Ponce, Puerto Rico, on Wednesday, May 19, 2021 at 09:40 (GMT) -
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Light magnitude 3.1 earthquake at 7 km depth
19 May 10:36 UTC: First to report: USGS after 56 minutes.
Depth: 7.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 17.9506°N / 66.6531°W↗ (Caribbean Sea, Puerto Rico)
Antipode: 17.951°S / 113.347°E↗
Nearby towns and cities:
7 km (5 mi) SSW of Ponce (pop: 152,600) --> See nearby quakes!
14 km (9 mi) SSE of Penuelas (Peñuelas) (pop: 6,850) --> See nearby quakes!
17 km (10 mi) ESE of Guayanilla (pop: 5,210) --> See nearby quakes!
19 km (12 mi) SW of Juana Diaz (Juana Díaz) (pop: 9,430) --> See nearby quakes!
23 km (14 mi) ESE of Yauco (pop: 20,300) --> See nearby quakes!
25 km (15 mi) SSE of Adjuntas (pop: 5,080) --> See nearby quakes!
26 km (16 mi) SW of Villalba (pop: 4,560) --> See nearby quakes!
26 km (16 mi) W of Santa Isabel (pop: 7,260) --> See nearby quakes!
27 km (17 mi) E of Guanica (pop: 9,220) --> See nearby quakes!
46 km (29 mi) WSW of Aibonito (pop: 8,950) --> See nearby quakes!
72 km (45 mi) SW of Bayamon (pop: 203,500) --> See nearby quakes!
79 km (49 mi) SW of Cataño (Catano) (pop: 28,100) --> See nearby quakes!
81 km (51 mi) SW of San Juan (pop: 418,100) --> See nearby quakes!
37 km (23 mi) SSW of Puerto Rico Island (pop: 3,474,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
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||7 km||7 Km SSW of Ponce, Puerto Rico||USGS|
|3.1||7 km||PUERTO RICO REGION||EMSC|
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