Weak mag. 2.5 earthquake - 3 Km WSW of Palmarejo, Puerto Rico, on Saturday, Jul 2, 2022 at 5:31 am (GMT -4) -
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Weak magnitude 2.5 earthquake at 13 km depth
2 Jul 09:57 UTC: First to report: USGS after 26 minutes.
|Date & time||Jul 2, 2022 09:31:11 UTC -|
|Local time at epicenter||Saturday, Jul 2, 2022 at 5:31 am (GMT -4)|
|Epicenter latitude / longitude||18.0245°N / 67.10967°W (Puerto Rico)|
|Antipode||18.025°S / 112.89°E|
|Shaking intensity||Very weak shaking|
|Primary data source||USGS (United States Geological Survey)|
|Nearby towns and cities||3 km (2 mi) E of Betances (pop: 835) | Show on map | Quakes nearby|
6 km (4 mi) WSW of Lajas (pop: 5,260) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
8 km (5 mi) SSE of Cabo Rojo (pop: 10,800) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
9 km (6 mi) SW of San German (San Germán) (pop: 12,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
13 km (8 mi) S of Hormigueros (pop: 11,900) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
17 km (10 mi) WSW of Sabana Grande (pop: 8,960) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
20 km (12 mi) S of Mayaguez (pop: 78,600) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
22 km (14 mi) WNW of Guanica (pop: 9,220) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
22 km (14 mi) SW of Maricao (pop: 1,170) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
27 km (17 mi) W of Yauco (pop: 20,300) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
28 km (18 mi) SSW of Las Marias (pop: 1,030) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
29 km (18 mi) S of Añasco (pop: 6,140) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
117 km (73 mi) WSW of San Juan (pop: 418,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
|Weather at epicenter at time of quake||Clear Sky 23.9°C (75 F), humidity: 86%, wind: 2 m/s (3 kts) from ESE|
|Estimated seismic energy released||3.5 x 108 joules (98.6 kilowatt hours) | about seismic energy|
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|2.5||13 km||3 Km WSW of Palmarejo, Puerto Rico||USGS|
|2.5||13 km||PUERTO RICO||EMSC|
|2.5||13 km||Puerto Rico: Mona Passage||RaspberryShake|
User reports for this quakeAt magnitude 2.5, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.