Light mag. 3.2 earthquake - Caribbean Sea, 29 km south of Mayaguez, Puerto Rico, on Saturday, July 31, 2021 at 15:57 (GMT) -
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Light magnitude 3.2 earthquake at 12 km depth
31 Jul 16:22 UTC: First to report: USGS after 25 minutes.
Depth: 12.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 17.9433°N / 67.0888°W↗ (Caribbean Sea, Puerto Rico)
Antipode: 17.943°S / 112.911°E↗
Nearby towns and cities:
6 km (4 mi) SW of La Parguera (pop: 1,140) --> See nearby quakes!
12 km (8 mi) SSW of Lajas (pop: 5,260) --> See nearby quakes!
16 km (10 mi) SSW of San German (San Germán) (pop: 12,100) --> See nearby quakes!
17 km (11 mi) SSE of Cabo Rojo (pop: 10,800) --> See nearby quakes!
19 km (12 mi) W of Guanica (pop: 9,220) --> See nearby quakes!
20 km (13 mi) SW of Sabana Grande (pop: 8,960) --> See nearby quakes!
22 km (14 mi) S of Hormigueros (pop: 11,900) --> See nearby quakes!
27 km (17 mi) WSW of Yauco (pop: 20,300) --> See nearby quakes!
29 km (18 mi) SSW of Maricao (pop: 1,170) --> See nearby quakes!
29 km (18 mi) S of Mayaguez (pop: 78,600) --> See nearby quakes!
50 km (31 mi) W of Ponce (pop: 152,600) --> See nearby quakes!
119 km (74 mi) WSW of San Juan (pop: 418,100) --> See nearby quakes!
71 km (44 mi) WSW of Puerto Rico Island (pop: 3,474,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 4 x 109 joules (1.11 megawatt hours, equivalent to 0.951 tons of TNT) More info
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|3.2||12 km||5 Km SW of La Parguera, Puerto Rico||USGS|
|2.9||10 km||PUERTO RICO REGION||EMSC|
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