Light mag. 3.0 earthquake - Playa Barrio, Guayanilla, 14 km west of Ponce, Puerto Rico, on Monday, May 24, 2021 at 15:57 (GMT) -
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Light magnitude 3.0 earthquake at 11 km depth
24 May 16:19 UTC: First to report: USGS after 21 minutes.
Depth: 11.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 18.0013°N / 66.7585°W↗ (Playa Barrio, Guayanilla, Puerto Rico)
Antipode: 18.001°S / 113.242°E↗
Nearby towns and cities:
2 km (1 mi) SSE of Magas Arriba (pop: 1,060) --> See nearby quakes!
4 km (3 mi) ESE of Guayanilla (pop: 5,210) --> See nearby quakes!
7 km (5 mi) SSW of Penuelas (Peñuelas) (pop: 6,850) --> See nearby quakes!
10 km (6 mi) ESE of Yauco (pop: 20,300) --> See nearby quakes!
14 km (9 mi) W of Ponce (pop: 152,600) --> See nearby quakes!
16 km (10 mi) ENE of Guanica (Guánica) (pop: 9,220) --> See nearby quakes!
18 km (11 mi) SSW of Adjuntas (pop: 5,080) --> See nearby quakes!
23 km (14 mi) ESE of Sabana Grande (pop: 8,960) --> See nearby quakes!
27 km (17 mi) WSW of Juana Diaz (Juana Díaz) (pop: 9,430) --> See nearby quakes!
30 km (19 mi) SW of Jayuya (pop: 3,590) --> See nearby quakes!
78 km (48 mi) SW of Bayamon (Bayamón) (pop: 203,500) --> See nearby quakes!
86 km (54 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||11 km||2 Km SSE of Magas Arriba, Puerto Rico||USGS|
|3.0||11 km||PUERTO RICO REGION||EMSC|
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