Minor mag. 2.0 earthquake - Guanica, 14 km southwest of Yauco, Puerto Rico, on Saturday, Jul 2, 2022 at 4:17 pm (GMT -4) -
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Minor magnitude 2.0 earthquake at 8 km depth
2 Jul 20:37 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 19 minutes.
|Date & time||Jul 2, 2022 20:17:47 UTC -|
|Local time at epicenter||Saturday, Jul 2, 2022 at 4:17 pm (GMT -4)|
|Epicenter latitude / longitude||17.96°N / 66.96°W (Montalva Barrio, Guanica, Puerto Rico)|
|Antipode||17.96°S / 113.04°E|
|Shaking intensity||Very weak shaking|
|Primary data source||EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)|
|Nearby towns and cities||6 km (3 mi) SW of Fuig (Guánica) (pop: 1,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby|
6 km (4 mi) WSW of Guanica (Guánica) (pop: 9,220) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
13 km (8 mi) S of Sabana Grande (pop: 8,960) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
14 km (9 mi) SW of Yauco (pop: 20,300) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
15 km (9 mi) SE of Lajas (pop: 5,260) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
16 km (10 mi) SE of San German (San Germán) (pop: 12,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
19 km (12 mi) WSW of Guayanilla (pop: 5,210) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
24 km (15 mi) SE of Cabo Rojo (pop: 10,800) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
25 km (15 mi) S of Maricao (pop: 1,170) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
27 km (17 mi) SE of Hormigueros (pop: 11,900) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
27 km (17 mi) WSW of Penuelas (Peñuelas) (pop: 6,850) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
36 km (22 mi) W of Ponce (pop: 152,600) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
106 km (66 mi) WSW of San Juan (pop: 418,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
|Weather at epicenter at time of quake||Moderate Rain 24.8°C (77 F), humidity: 88%, wind: 14 m/s (27 kts) from SE|
|Estimated seismic energy released||6.3 x 107 joules (17.5 kilowatt hours) | about seismic energy|
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|2.0||8 km||PUERTO RICO||EMSC|
|2.0||8.4 km||5 Km WSW of Fuig, Puerto Rico||USGS|
|2.0||8.4 km||Puerto Rico Region||RaspberryShake|
User reports for this quakeAt magnitude 2.0, 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.