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Minor mag. 2.5 earthquake - Puerto Rico Region on Wednesday, 16 September 2020 at 18:30 (GMT)

Minor mag. 2.5 earthquake  - Puerto Rico Region on Wednesday, 16 September 2020 at 18:30 (GMT)
16 Sep 18:48 UTC: Premier à signaler: EMSC après 18 minutes.
Date & time: 2020-09-16 06:30:47 UTC
Magnitude: 2.5
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 17.88°N / 66.8°W (Porto Rico)
Nearby towns and cities:
13 km S de Indios (pop: 1,700)
14 km SE de Maria Antonia (pop: 1,500)
15 km SE de Guánica (pop: 9,200)
89 km SW de Bayamón (pop: 203,500)
98 km SW de San Juan (pop: 418,100)
105 km SW de Carolina (pop: 170,400)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 3.5 x 108 joules (98.6 kilowatt hours) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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HeureMag. / DepthLocationSource
2020-09-16 18:30:47 UTCM 2.5 / 10 kmPuerto Rico Region, Porto RicoEMSC
2020-09-16 18:30:47 UTCM 3.0 / 11 km8 Km S of Indios, Puerto Rico, Porto RicoUSGS

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NW Yauco / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s : Steadily vibrating floor

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Minor mag. 2.5 earthquake - Puerto Rico Region on Wednesday, 16 September 2020 at 18:30 (GMT)

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