Moderate mag. 4.4 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 7.6 km south of Copala, Guerrero, Mexico, on Tuesday, 12 September 2017 at 19:58 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 4.4 earthquake at 17 km depth
12 Sep 20:17 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 19 minutes.
Date & time: 12 Sep 2017 19:58:27 UTC
Depth: 17.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 16.54°N / 98.99°W (North Pacific Ocean, Mexico)
Nearby towns and cities:
7 km (5 mi) WSW of El Papayo (pop: 188) --> See nearby quakes!
19 km (12 mi) WSW of Marquelia (pop: 6,550) --> See nearby quakes!
23 km (15 mi) S of Cuautepec (pop: 3,570) --> See nearby quakes!
25 km (15 mi) SE of Cruz Grande (pop: 11,800) --> See nearby quakes!
38 km (24 mi) WSW of Juchitan (pop: 3,350) --> See nearby quakes!
48 km (30 mi) SSE of Ayutla de los Libres (pop: 15,400) --> See nearby quakes!
51 km (32 mi) ESE of San Marcos (pop: 13,300) --> See nearby quakes!
62 km (38 mi) W of Cuajinicuilapa (pop: 10,300) --> See nearby quakes!
64 km (40 mi) WSW of Ometepec (pop: 24,100) --> See nearby quakes!
322 km (200 mi) S of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 2.5 x 1011 joules (69.8 megawatt hours, equivalent to 60 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.4||17 km||OFFSHORE GUERRERO, MEXICO||EMSC|
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