Light mag. 3.0 earthquake - Caribbean Sea, 29 km south of Mayaguez, Puerto Rico, on Saturday, June 26, 2021 at 15:15 (GMT) -
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Light magnitude 3.0 earthquake at 10 km depth
26 Jun 15:54 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 39 minutes.
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 17.94°N / 67.11°W↗ (Caribbean Sea, Puerto Rico)
Antipode: 17.94°S / 112.89°E↗
Nearby towns and cities:
8 km (5 mi) WSW of La Parguera (pop: 1,140) --> See nearby quakes!
13 km (8 mi) SSW of Lajas (pop: 5,260) --> See nearby quakes!
17 km (10 mi) SSE of Cabo Rojo (pop: 10,800) --> See nearby quakes!
17 km (11 mi) SSW of San German (San Germán) (pop: 12,100) --> See nearby quakes!
22 km (13 mi) W of Guanica (pop: 9,220) --> See nearby quakes!
22 km (14 mi) SW of Sabana Grande (pop: 8,960) --> See nearby quakes!
22 km (14 mi) S of Hormigueros (pop: 11,900) --> See nearby quakes!
29 km (18 mi) S of Mayaguez (pop: 78,600) --> See nearby quakes!
29 km (18 mi) WSW of Yauco (pop: 20,300) --> See nearby quakes!
92 km (57 mi) WSW of Aibonito (pop: 8,950) --> See nearby quakes!
113 km (70 mi) WSW of Bayamon (pop: 203,500) --> See nearby quakes!
119 km (74 mi) WSW of Cataño (Catano) (pop: 28,100) --> See nearby quakes!
121 km (75 mi) WSW of San Juan (pop: 418,100) --> See nearby quakes!
73 km (45 mi) WSW of Puerto Rico Island (pop: 3,474,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
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||10 km||PUERTO RICO REGION||EMSC|
|3.0||10 km||Puerto Rico Region||USGS|
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