Weak mag. 2.1 earthquake - Cabo Rojo, 19 km south of Mayaguez, Mayagüez Barrio-Pueblo, Puerto Rico, on Tuesday, May 17, 2022 at 1:36 am (GMT -4) -
Quake Data | Interactive map | User Reports | Earlier quakes here | Cabo Rojo | Lajas | San German | Hormigueros | Sabana Grande | Mayagüez | Maricao | Guanica | Las Marias Municipio | Añasco | Yauco | San Juan
Weak magnitude 2.1 earthquake at 9 km depth
17 May 05:50 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 13 minutes.
|Date & time||May 17, 2022 05:36:54 UTC -|
|Local time at epicenter||Tuesday, May 17, 2022 at 1:36 am (GMT -4)|
|Epicenter latitude / longitude||18.03°N / 67.12°W (Llanos Tuna Barrio, Cabo Rojo, Puerto Rico)|
|Antipode||18.03°S / 112.88°E|
|Shaking intensity||Very weak shaking|
|Primary data source||EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)|
|Nearby towns and cities||2 km (1 mi) E of Betances (pop: 835) | Show on map | Quakes nearby|
7 km (4 mi) WSW of Lajas (pop: 5,260) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
7 km (4 mi) SSE of Cabo Rojo (pop: 10,800) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
10 km (6 mi) SW of San German (San Germán) (pop: 12,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
12 km (8 mi) S of Hormigueros (pop: 11,900) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
18 km (11 mi) WSW of Sabana Grande (pop: 8,960) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
19 km (12 mi) S of Mayaguez (Mayagüez) (pop: 78,600) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
22 km (14 mi) SW of Maricao (pop: 1,170) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
23 km (15 mi) WNW of Guanica (Guánica) (pop: 9,220) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
28 km (17 mi) SSW of Las Marias (pop: 1,030) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
28 km (18 mi) S of Añasco (pop: 6,140) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
29 km (18 mi) W of Yauco (pop: 20,300) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
118 km (73 mi) WSW of San Juan (pop: 418,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
|Weather at epicenter at time of quake||Overcast Clouds 24.6°C (76 F), humidity: 84%, wind: 4 m/s (8 kts) from ESE|
|Estimated seismic energy released||8.9 x 107 joules (24.8 kilowatt hours) | about seismic energy|
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|2.1||9 km||PUERTO RICO||EMSC|
|2.1||8.7 km||4 Km W of Palmarejo, Puerto Rico||USGS|
|2.1||8.7 km||Puerto Rico: Mona Passage||RaspberryShake|
User reports for this quakeAt magnitude 2.1, such a quake wouldn't normally be felt by people except under very favorable conditions.
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.