Débil terremoto magnitud 3.2 - 5 Km SSE of Guánica, Puerto Rico, miércoles, 07 oct. 2020 -

Débil terremoto magnitud 3.2 - 5 Km SSE of Guánica, Puerto Rico, miércoles, 07 oct. 2020

Minor magnitude 3.2 earthquake at 7 km depth

7 Oct 20:42 UTC: Primero en informar: USGS después de 23 minutos.
Fecha & hora: 7 Oct 2020 08:18:38 UTC -
Hora local al epicentro: 7 Oct 4:18 pm (GMT -4)
Magnitud: 3.2
Profundidad: 7.0 km
Epicentro latitud / longitud: 17,9261°N / 66,8881°W (Puerto Rico)
Nearby towns and cities:
5 km al SSE de Guanica (pop: 9,220)
15 km al SW de Guayanilla (pop: 5,210)
18 km al ESE de La Parguera (pop: 1,140)
19 km al SSE de Sabana Grande (pop: 8,960)
29 km al WSW de Ponce (pop: 152,600)
41 km al SE de Mayagüez (pop: 78,600)
323 km al E de Santo Domingo (República Dominicana) (pop: 2,201,900)
335 km al E de Santo Domingo Oeste (República Dominicana) (pop: 701,300)
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Scattered Clouds 25.8°C (78 F), humidity: 80%, wind: 6 m/s (11 kts) from ESE
Fuente primaria de datos: USGS
Energía liberada estimada: 4 x 109 joules (1,11 megawatt hours, equivalent to 0,951 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudProfundidadUbicaciónFuente
M 3.27 km5 Km SSE of Guánica, Puerto RicoUSGS
M 3.27 kmPuerto Rico RegionEMSC

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Frailes Yauvo / Weak shaking (MMI III) / 2-5 s
Palomas (Puerto Rico, 9 km N of epicenter) : Fuerte en Yauco Puerto Rico (reported through EMSC)
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