Light mag. 2.9 earthquake - Caribbean Sea, 7.9 km east of Terremoto Cay Island, Guanica, Puerto Rico, on Friday, 29 Jan 2021 7:18 am (GMT -4) -

Light mag. 2.9 earthquake - Caribbean Sea, 7.9 km east of Terremoto Cay Island, Guanica, Puerto Rico, on Friday, 29 Jan 2021 7:18 am (GMT -4)

Séisme faible magnitude 2.9 at 3 km depth

29 Jan 11:56 UTC: Premier à signaler: USGS après 38 minutes.
Date & time: 29 Jan 2021 11:18:00 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: vendredi, 29 janv. 2021 07:18 (GMT -4)
Magnitude: 2.9
Profondeur: 3.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 17.9178°N / 66.8991°W (Caribbean Sea, Porto Rico)
Nearby towns and cities:
6 km S de Guanica (pop: 9,220) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
14 km SSO de Yauco (pop: 20,300) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
16 km SO de Guayanilla (pop: 5,210) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
19 km SSE de Sabana Grande (pop: 8,960) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
22 km SE de Lajas (pop: 5,260) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
24 km SE de San German (San Germán) (pop: 12,100) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
24 km SO de Peñuelas (pop: 6,850) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
31 km OSO de Ponce (pop: 152,600) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
60 km SE de Rincon (Rincón) (pop: 1,500) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
71 km OSO de Aibonito (pop: 8,950) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
104 km SO de San Juan (pop: 418,100) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
56 km SO de Puerto Rico Island (pop: 3,474,200) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Broken Clouds 21.9°C (71 F), humidity: 81%, wind: 4 m/s (7 kts) from NNE
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.4 x 109 joules (392 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.338 tons of TNT) Plus d'infos
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeProfondeurLieuSource
2.93 km6 Km S of Guánica, Puerto RicoUSGS
2.93 kmPUERTO RICO REGIONEMSC

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