Light mag. 3.2 earthquake - 27 km south of Mayaguez, Puerto Rico, on Thursday, Aug 5, 2021 7:08 pm (GMT -4) -
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Light magnitude 3.2 earthquake at 12 km depth
6 Aug 02:32 UTC: First to report: USGS after 3 hours.
Local time at epicenter: Thursday, Aug 5, 2021 7:08 pm (GMT -4)
Depth: 11.9 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 17.962°N / 67.0895°W↗ (Puerto Rico)
Antipode: 17.962°S / 112.911°E↗
Nearby towns and cities:
5 km (3 mi) WSW of La Parguera (pop: 1,140) --> See nearby quakes!
10 km (6 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!
19 km (12 mi) W of Guanica (pop: 9,220) --> See nearby quakes!
20 km (13 mi) SSE of Hormigueros (pop: 11,900) --> 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!
27 km (17 mi) SSE of Mayaguez (pop: 78,600) --> See nearby quakes!
50 km (31 mi) W of Ponce (pop: 152,600) --> See nearby quakes!
118 km (73 mi) WSW of San Juan (pop: 418,100) --> 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||4 Km WSW of La Parguera, Puerto Rico||USGS|
|3.2||12 km||PUERTO RICO||EMSC|
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