Moderate mag. 4.0 earthquake - 2.7 km north of San Nicolas, Cuajinicuilapa, Guerrero, Mexico, on Friday, 23 February 2018 at 20:39 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 4.0 earthquake at 6 km depth
Date & time: 23 Feb 2018 20:39:45 UTC
Depth: 6.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 16.44°N / 98.51°W (Cuajinicuilapa, Guerrero, Mexico)
Nearby towns and cities:
3 km (2 mi) NNE of San Nicolas (pop: 3,270) --> See nearby quakes!
10 km (6 mi) S of El Pitahayo (pop: 1,620) --> See nearby quakes!
11 km (7 mi) WSW of Cuajinicuilapa (pop: 10,300) --> See nearby quakes!
25 km (15 mi) SE of Juchitan (pop: 3,350) --> See nearby quakes!
30 km (19 mi) SSW of Ometepec (pop: 24,100) --> See nearby quakes!
36 km (23 mi) ESE of Marquelia (pop: 6,550) --> See nearby quakes!
50 km (31 mi) WNW of Pinotepa Nacional (Oaxaca) (pop: 29,600) --> See nearby quakes!
85 km (53 mi) SE of Ayutla de los Libres (pop: 15,400) --> See nearby quakes!
163 km (101 mi) SE of Chilpancingo (pop: 187,300) --> See nearby quakes!
339 km (210 mi) SSE of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 1010 joules (17.5 megawatt hours, equivalent to 15.1 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.0||6 km||GUERRERO, MEXICO||EMSC|
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