International Disaster and Emergency Monitoring Center

Preliminary earthquake data and analysis

Earthquake Report
Base data
Event ID 452417
Event time 2021-05-12 03:27:11 (UTC)
Local time 2021-05-12 07:27:11 - [It was morning in the affected area.]
Last update 2021-05-12 03:48:00 (UTC)
Magnitude 2.6
Depth 11 km
Class Micro
Hypocenter Shallow depth
Mercalli scale 1
Possible effects People do not feel any Earth movement.
Data status
Data provider EMSC

Continent Caribbean Sea
Country Puerto Rico
Administration area
Nearest settlement Playa de Guanica
Distance 1 km
Course S
Surface type underground quake

Risk Analisys
Nearest nuclear power plants
Bonus (59.65 km)
Nearest marine ports
Playa De Guanica (1.98 km), Playa De Guayanilla (16.87 km), Playa De Ponce (31.25 km), Mayaguez (37.64 km), Aguadilla (59.42 km), Arecibo (63.32 km)
Nearest airports
Mercedita Airport (37.27 km), Eugenio Maria De Hostos Airport (42.32 km), Antonio Nery Juarbe Pol Airport (60.87 km), Rafael Hernandez Airport (64.87 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.