Light mag. 3.0 earthquake - Palmarejo Barrio, Lajas, 27 km south of Mayaguez, Puerto Rico, on Saturday, July 3, 2021 at 01:56 (GMT) -
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Light magnitude 3.0 earthquake at 9 km depth
3 Jul 10:06 UTC: First to report: USGS after 8 hours.
Depth: 9.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 17.9613°N / 67.0955°W↗ (Palmarejo Barrio, Lajas, Puerto Rico)
Antipode: 17.961°S / 112.905°E↗
Nearby towns and cities:
5 km (3 mi) WSW of La Parguera (pop: 1,140) --> See nearby quakes!
11 km (7 mi) SSW of Lajas (pop: 5,260) --> See nearby quakes!
14 km (9 mi) SSW of San German (San Germán) (pop: 12,100) --> See nearby quakes!
15 km (9 mi) SSE of Cabo Rojo (pop: 10,800) --> See nearby quakes!
19 km (12 mi) SW of Sabana Grande (pop: 8,960) --> See nearby quakes!
20 km (12 mi) W of Guanica (Guánica) (pop: 9,220) --> See nearby quakes!
20 km (13 mi) S of Hormigueros (pop: 11,900) --> See nearby quakes!
27 km (17 mi) S of Mayaguez (Mayagüez) (pop: 78,600) --> See nearby quakes!
27 km (17 mi) WSW of Yauco (pop: 20,300) --> See nearby quakes!
27 km (17 mi) SSW of Maricao (pop: 1,170) --> 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 x 109 joules (554 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.477 tons of TNT) More info
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|3.0||9 km||5 Km WSW of La Parguera, Puerto Rico||USGS|
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