Terremoto leve mag. 4.3 - North Atlantic Ocean, 64 km N of Puerto Rico, Puerto Rico, Thursday, 10 Jun. 2021 -
Terremoto leve magnitud 4.3 at 32 km depth
10 Jun 17:57 UTC: Primero en informar: EMSC después de 15 minutos.
Update Thu, 10 Jun 2021, 18:03Moderate magnitude 4.3 quake hits 64 km north of Puerto Rico, Puerto Rico around noon
4.3 quake 10 Jun 1:42 pm (GMT -4)
The European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) reported a magnitude 4.3 quake in Puerto Rico near Puerto Rico, San Juan Antiguo Barrio, San Juan, only 21 minutes ago. The earthquake hit around noon on Thursday 10 June 2021 at 1:42 pm local time at a moderately shallow depth of 32 km. The exact magnitude, epicenter, and depth of the quake might be revised within the next few hours or minutes as seismologists review data and refine their calculations, or as other agencies issue their report.
A second report was later issued by the United States Geological Survey, which listed it as a magnitude 4.3 earthquake as well.
Towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Puerto Rico (pop. 418,100) located 64 km from the epicenter, Levittown (pop. 29,800) 66 km away, Cataño (pop. 28,100) 67 km away, Bayamon (pop. 203,500) 71 km away, Loiza (pop. 4,300) 72 km away, Fajardo (pop. 34,100) 93 km away, Las Piedras (pop. 6,700) 99 km away, and Aibonito (pop. 8,900) 101 km away.
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Fecha & hora: 10 Jun 2021 17:42:16 UTC -
Hora local al epicentro:
10 Jun 1:42 pm (GMT -4)
Profundidad: 32.0 km
Epicentro latitud / longitud: 19.04°N / 66.12°W
, Puerto Rico)
Nearby towns and cities:64 km al N de San Juan
(pop: 418,100) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!66 km al N de Levittown (Toa Baja)
(pop: 29,800) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!67 km al N de Cataño (Catano)
(pop: 28,100) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!71 km al N de Bayamón
(pop: 203,500) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!72 km al NNO de Loiza
(pop: 4,310) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!93 km al NNO de Fajardo
(pop: 34,100) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!99 km al NNO de Las Piedras
(pop: 6,660) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!101 km al N de Aibonito
(pop: 8,950) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!117 km al N de Guayama
(pop: 21,600) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!147 km al ONO de Carlota Amalia (Charlotte Amalie, Islas Vírgenes de EE. UU.)
(pop: 20,000) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!97 km al NNE de Puerto Rico Island
(pop: 3,474,200) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Overcast Clouds 28.9°C
(84 F), humidity: 76%, wind: 6 m/s (12 kts) from E
Fuente primaria de datos: EMSC
(European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Energía liberada estimada: 1.8 x 1011
joules (49.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 42.5 tons of TNT) Más info
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.
|4.3||32 km||PUERTO RICO REGION||EMSC|
|3.9||6 km||68 Km N of San Juan, Puerto Rico||USGS|
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Cayey, PR, US (102.5 km S of epicenter) [Map]
/ not felt : NOT FELT. | One user found this interesting. (reported through our app)
Maricao (125.8 km SW of epicenter) [Map]
/ not felt : NO SE SINTIÓ (reported through our app)
Galateo (77.8 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s
Sumidero, Aguas Buenas (92.5 km S of epicenter) [Map]
/ Light shaking (MMI IV) / single lateral shake / 1-2 s : I was sitting on my sofa . The sofa move side way twice. (reported through our app)
Bayamon, Bayamón Barrio-Pueblo (71.6 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Bayamon (71.5 km S of epicenter) [Map]
/ Very weak shaking (MMI II) / horizontal (sideways) swinging : My chair and computer monitor moves (reported through our app)
Bayamon / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
Bayamón (71.5 km S of epicenter) [Map]
/ Very weak shaking (MMI II) / single lateral shake / 1-2 s : Minor building movement (reported through our app)
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