Light mag. 3.3 earthquake - Caribbean Sea, 29 km south of Mayaguez, Puerto Rico, on Sunday, August 1, 2021 at 14:12 (GMT) -
Quake Data | Interactive map | User Reports | Earlier quakes here | Lajas | Cabo Rojo | San German | Guanica | Sabana Grande | Hormigueros | Mayaguez | Yauco | Maricao | Ponce | San Juan
Light magnitude 3.3 earthquake at 11 km depth
1 Aug 14:35 UTC: First to report: USGS after 23 minutes.
Depth: 11.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 17.9438°N / 67.108°W↗ (Caribbean Sea, Puerto Rico)
Antipode: 17.944°S / 112.892°E↗
Nearby towns and cities:
7 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!
16 km (10 mi) SSE of Cabo Rojo (pop: 10,800) --> See nearby quakes!
17 km (10 mi) SSW of San German (San Germán) (pop: 12,100) --> See nearby quakes!
21 km (13 mi) W of Guanica (pop: 9,220) --> See nearby quakes!
22 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!
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!
30 km (18 mi) SSW of Maricao (pop: 1,170) --> See nearby quakes!
52 km (32 mi) W of Ponce (pop: 152,600) --> 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: 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
Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
|3.3||11 km||7 Km WSW of La Parguera, Puerto Rico||USGS|
|2.7||10 km||PUERTO RICO REGION||EMSC|
User reports for this quake
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.