Light mag. 3.1 earthquake - Caribbean Sea, 33 km southeast of Mayaguez, Puerto Rico, on Monday, August 2, 2021 at 12:53 (GMT) -
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Light magnitude 3.1 earthquake at 6 km depth
2 Aug 13:58 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 1 hour and 4 minutes.
Depth: 6.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 17.94°N / 66.99°W↗ (Caribbean Sea, Puerto Rico)
Antipode: 17.94°S / 113.01°E↗
Nearby towns and cities:
7 km (4 mi) ESE of La Parguera (pop: 1,140) --> See nearby quakes!
9 km (6 mi) WSW of Guanica (pop: 9,220) --> See nearby quakes!
14 km (9 mi) SSE of Lajas (pop: 5,260) --> See nearby quakes!
16 km (10 mi) S of Sabana Grande (pop: 8,960) --> See nearby quakes!
17 km (10 mi) SSE of San German (San Germán) (pop: 12,100) --> See nearby quakes!
18 km (11 mi) SW of Yauco (pop: 20,300) --> See nearby quakes!
23 km (14 mi) WSW of Guayanilla (pop: 5,210) --> See nearby quakes!
23 km (14 mi) SE of Cabo Rojo (pop: 10,800) --> See nearby quakes!
27 km (16 mi) SE of Hormigueros (pop: 11,900) --> See nearby quakes!
27 km (17 mi) S of Maricao (pop: 1,170) --> See nearby quakes!
33 km (21 mi) SSE of Mayaguez (pop: 78,600) --> See nearby quakes!
40 km (25 mi) WSW of Ponce (pop: 152,600) --> See nearby quakes!
110 km (69 mi) WSW of San Juan (pop: 418,100) --> See nearby quakes!
62 km (39 mi) SW of Puerto Rico Island (pop: 3,474,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
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||6 km||PUERTO RICO REGION||EMSC|
|3.1||6 km||7 Km SE of La Parguera, Puerto Rico||USGS|
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