Débil terremoto magnitud 3.1 - 4 Km S of La Parguera, Puerto Rico, martes, 20 oct. 2020 -

Débil terremoto magnitud 3.1 - 4 Km S of La Parguera, Puerto Rico, martes, 20 oct. 2020

Minor magnitude 3.1 earthquake at 12 km depth

20 Oct 10:29 UTC: Primero en informar: USGS después de 24 minutos.
Fecha & hora: 20 Oct 2020 10:04:54 UTC -
Hora local al epicentro: 20 Oct 6:04 am (GMT -4)
Magnitud: 3.1
Profundidad: 12.0 km
Epicentro latitud / longitud: 17,9336°N / 67,055°W (Puerto Rico)
Nearby towns and cities:
5 km al S de La Parguera (pop: 1,140)
15 km al ESE de Pole Ojea (pop: 1,830)
16 km al WSW de Guanica (pop: 9,220)
16 km al S de San Germán (pop: 12,100)
20 km al SSE de Cabo Rojo (pop: 10,800)
31 km al SSE de Mayagüez (pop: 78,600)
306 km al E de Santo Domingo (República Dominicana) (pop: 2,201,900)
317 km al E de Santo Domingo Oeste (República Dominicana) (pop: 701,300)
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Scattered Clouds 23.9°C (75 F), humidity: 77%, wind: 1 m/s (2 kts) from N
Fuente primaria de datos: USGS
Energía liberada estimada: 2,8 x 109 joules (783 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0,674 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
MagnitudProfundidadUbicaciónFuente
M 3.112 km4 Km S of La Parguera, Puerto RicoUSGS
M 2.710 kmPuerto Rico RegionEMSC

User reports for this quake (1)

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
Ponce / Weak shaking (MMI III)
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