International Disaster and Emergency Monitoring Center

Preliminary earthquake data and analysis


Earthquake Report
Base data
Event ID 255892
Event time 2020-09-03 07:47:50 (UTC)
Local time 2020-09-03 11:47:50 - [It was morning in the affected area.]
Last update 2020-09-03 08:21:36 (UTC)
Magnitude 2.6
Depth 12 km
Class Micro
Hypocenter Shallow depth
Mercalli scale 1
Possible effects People do not feel any Earth movement.
Data status reviewed
Data provider USGS

Location
Continent Caribbean Sea
Country Puerto Rico
Administration area
Nearest settlement Bahia Guayanilla 2
Distance 0 km
Course SE
Surface type underground quake



Risk Analisys
Nearest nuclear power plants
There is no known nuclear power plant nearby.
Nearest marine ports
Playa De Guayanilla (0.65 km), Playa De Ponce (15.69 km), Playa De Guanica (17.45 km), Mayaguez (45.89 km)
Nearest airports
Mercedita Airport (20.92 km), Eugenio Maria De Hostos Airport (48.80 km), Antonio Nery Juarbe Pol Airport (48.93 km)
Nearest volcanoes
There is no known marine port nearby.
Quick Analysis
Due to the small magnitude of the earthquake and the moderate depth of the hypocenter, minimal damage is conceivable.