Weak mag. 3.0 earthquake - Guayanilla, 23 km west of Ponce, Segundo Barrio, Ponce, Puerto Rico, on Thursday, May 20, 2021 at 02:29 (GMT) -
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Weak magnitude 3.0 earthquake at 16 km depth
20 May 03:00 UTC: First to report: USGS after 30 minutes.
Depth: 16.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 17.977°N / 66.8375°W↗ (Guayanilla, Puerto Rico)
Antipode: 17.977°S / 113.163°E↗
Nearby towns and cities:
3 km (2 mi) SW of Indios (pop: 1,740) --> See nearby quakes!
7 km (4 mi) SSE of Yauco (pop: 20,300) --> See nearby quakes!
7 km (4 mi) SW of Guayanilla (pop: 5,210) --> See nearby quakes!
7 km (5 mi) E of Guanica (Guánica) (pop: 9,220) --> See nearby quakes!
15 km (9 mi) SW of Penuelas (Peñuelas) (pop: 6,850) --> See nearby quakes!
17 km (11 mi) SE of Sabana Grande (pop: 8,960) --> See nearby quakes!
23 km (14 mi) W of Ponce (pop: 152,600) --> See nearby quakes!
24 km (15 mi) SSW of Adjuntas (pop: 5,080) --> See nearby quakes!
25 km (15 mi) ESE of Lajas (pop: 5,260) --> See nearby quakes!
25 km (15 mi) ESE of San German (San Germán) (pop: 12,100) --> See nearby quakes!
27 km (17 mi) SE of Maricao (pop: 1,170) --> See nearby quakes!
86 km (53 mi) WSW of Bayamon (Bayamón) (pop: 203,500) --> See nearby quakes!
95 km (59 mi) SW of San Juan (pop: 418,100) --> 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||16 km||2 Km SW of Indios, Puerto Rico||USGS|
|3.0||16 km||PUERTO RICO||EMSC|
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