Weak mag. 2.9 earthquake - Caribbean Sea, 34 km east of Vieques Island, Puerto Rico, on Sunday, 6 June 2021 at 01:47 (GMT) -
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Weak magnitude 2.9 earthquake at 10 km depth
6 Jun 02:09 UTC: First to report: USGS after 21 minutes.
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 18.0564°N / 65.1217°W (Caribbean Sea, Puerto Rico)
Nearest volcano: Saba (206 km / 128 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
33 km (21 mi) SE of Puebla (Culebra) (pop: 1,490) --> See nearby quakes!
38 km (23 mi) SSW of Charlotte Amalie (U.S. Virgin Islands) (pop: 20,000) --> See nearby quakes!
64 km (40 mi) ESE of Fajardo (pop: 34,100) --> See nearby quakes!
67 km (42 mi) SW of Road Town (British Virgin Islands) (pop: 8,450) --> See nearby quakes!
80 km (50 mi) E of Las Piedras (pop: 6,660) --> See nearby quakes!
90 km (56 mi) ESE of Loiza (pop: 4,310) --> See nearby quakes!
105 km (65 mi) E of Guayama (pop: 21,600) --> See nearby quakes!
113 km (71 mi) ESE of Puerto Rico (pop: 418,100) --> See nearby quakes!
114 km (71 mi) ESE of Cataño (Catano) (pop: 28,100) --> See nearby quakes!
116 km (72 mi) ESE of Bayamon (pop: 203,500) --> See nearby quakes!
121 km (75 mi) E of Aibonito (pop: 8,950) --> See nearby quakes!
34 km (21 mi) ESE of Vieques Island (pop: 9,300) --> See nearby quakes!
33 km (21 mi) SSE of Isla de Culebra Island (pop: 1,820) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.4 x 109 joules (392 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.338 tons of TNT) More info
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|2.9||10 km||33 Km SE of Culebra, Puerto Rico||USGS|
|2.9||10 km||Puerto Rico: VIRGIN ISLANDS REGION||EMSC|
User reports for this quakeAt magnitude 2.9, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.