Light mag. 3.3 earthquake - Caribbean Sea, 28 km south of Mayaguez, Puerto Rico, on Friday, July 2, 2021 at 02:40 (GMT) -
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Light magnitude 3.3 earthquake at 10 km depth
2 Jul 03:25 UTC: First to report: USGS after 45 minutes.
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 17.9531°N / 67.078°W↗ (Caribbean Sea, Puerto Rico)
Antipode: 17.953°S / 112.922°E↗
Nearby towns and cities:
4 km (3 mi) SW of La Parguera (pop: 1,140) --> See nearby quakes!
11 km (7 mi) S of Lajas (pop: 5,260) --> See nearby quakes!
15 km (9 mi) SSW of San German (San Germán) (pop: 12,100) --> See nearby quakes!
16 km (10 mi) SSE of Cabo Rojo (pop: 10,800) --> See nearby quakes!
18 km (11 mi) W of Guanica (pop: 9,220) --> See nearby quakes!
19 km (12 mi) SW of Sabana Grande (pop: 8,960) --> See nearby quakes!
21 km (13 mi) SSE of Hormigueros (pop: 11,900) --> See nearby quakes!
26 km (16 mi) WSW of Yauco (pop: 20,300) --> See nearby quakes!
27 km (17 mi) SSW of Maricao (pop: 1,170) --> See nearby quakes!
28 km (18 mi) SSE of Mayaguez (pop: 78,600) --> See nearby quakes!
88 km (55 mi) WSW of Aibonito (pop: 8,950) --> See nearby quakes!
109 km (68 mi) WSW of Bayamon (pop: 203,500) --> See nearby quakes!
115 km (71 mi) WSW of Cataño (Catano) (pop: 28,100) --> See nearby quakes!
118 km (73 mi) WSW of San Juan (pop: 418,100) --> See nearby quakes!
69 km (43 mi) WSW of Puerto Rico Island (pop: 3,474,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 5.6 x 109 joules (1.56 megawatt hours, equivalent to 1.34 tons of TNT) More info
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|3.3||10 km||4 Km SW of La Parguera, Puerto Rico||USGS|
|2.5||10 km||PUERTO RICO REGION||EMSC|
User reports for this quake
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