Light mag. 3.1 earthquake - Ensenada Barrio, Guanica, 31 km southeast of Mayaguez, Puerto Rico, on Tuesday, Aug 3, 2021 4:07 pm (GMT -4) -
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Light magnitude 3.1 earthquake at 7 km depth
3 Aug 20:28 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 21 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: Tuesday, Aug 3, 2021 4:07 pm (GMT -4)
Depth: 7.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 17.97°N / 66.97°W↗ (Ensenada Barrio, Guanica, Puerto Rico)
Antipode: 17.97°S / 113.03°E↗
Nearby towns and cities:
6 km (4 mi) WSW of Fuig (Guánica) (pop: 1,200) --> See nearby quakes!
7 km (4 mi) W of Guanica (Guánica) (pop: 9,220) --> See nearby quakes!
12 km (7 mi) S of Sabana Grande (pop: 8,960) --> See nearby quakes!
13 km (8 mi) SE of Lajas (pop: 5,260) --> See nearby quakes!
15 km (9 mi) WSW of Yauco (pop: 20,300) --> See nearby quakes!
15 km (9 mi) SSE of San German (San Germán) (pop: 12,100) --> See nearby quakes!
20 km (12 mi) WSW of Guayanilla (pop: 5,210) --> See nearby quakes!
23 km (14 mi) SE of Cabo Rojo (pop: 10,800) --> See nearby quakes!
23 km (15 mi) S of Maricao (pop: 1,170) --> See nearby quakes!
25 km (16 mi) SE of Hormigueros (pop: 11,900) --> See nearby quakes!
28 km (17 mi) WSW of Penuelas (Peñuelas) (pop: 6,850) --> See nearby quakes!
31 km (19 mi) SE of Mayaguez (Mayagüez) (pop: 78,600) --> See nearby quakes!
37 km (23 mi) W of Ponce (pop: 152,600) --> See nearby quakes!
107 km (66 mi) WSW of San Juan (pop: 418,100) --> 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||7 km||PUERTO RICO||EMSC|
|3.1||7 km||5 Km WSW of Fuig, Puerto Rico||USGS|
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