Light mag. 3.1 earthquake - Cabo Rojo, 25 km south of Mayaguez, Puerto Rico, on Thursday, July 1, 2021 at 16:44 (GMT) -
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Light magnitude 3.1 earthquake at 10 km depth
1 Jul 16:58 UTC: First to report: USGS after 13 minutes.
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 17.9768°N / 67.1093°W↗ (Llanos Costa Barrio, Cabo Rojo, Puerto Rico)
Antipode: 17.977°S / 112.891°E↗
Nearby towns and cities:
6 km (4 mi) SSE of Betances (pop: 835) --> See nearby quakes!
10 km (6 mi) SSW of Lajas (pop: 5,260) --> See nearby quakes!
13 km (8 mi) SSE of Cabo Rojo (pop: 10,800) --> See nearby quakes!
14 km (8 mi) SSW of San German (San Germán) (pop: 12,100) --> See nearby quakes!
18 km (11 mi) S of Hormigueros (pop: 11,900) --> See nearby quakes!
19 km (12 mi) SW of Sabana Grande (pop: 8,960) --> See nearby quakes!
21 km (13 mi) W of Guanica (Guánica) (pop: 9,220) --> See nearby quakes!
25 km (16 mi) S of Mayaguez (Mayagüez) (pop: 78,600) --> See nearby quakes!
26 km (16 mi) SSW of Maricao (pop: 1,170) --> See nearby quakes!
28 km (18 mi) WSW of Yauco (pop: 20,300) --> See nearby quakes!
111 km (69 mi) WSW of Bayamon (Bayamón) (pop: 203,500) --> See nearby quakes!
119 km (74 mi) WSW of San Juan (pop: 418,100) --> 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||10 km||6 Km W of La Parguera, Puerto Rico||USGS|
|2.7||17 km||PUERTO RICO||EMSC|
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