Light mag. 4.0 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 29 km south of Marquelia, Guerrero, Mexico, on Tuesday, 6 March 2018 at 12:40 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.0 earthquake at 16 km depth
Date & time: 6 Mar 2018 12:40:06 UTC
Depth: 16.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 16.32°N / 98.82°W (North Pacific Ocean, Mexico)
Nearby towns and cities:
23 km (14 mi) SSW of Barra de Tecoanapa (pop: 1,160) --> See nearby quakes!
29 km (18 mi) S of Marquelia (pop: 6,550) --> See nearby quakes!
34 km (21 mi) WSW of San Nicolas (pop: 3,270) --> See nearby quakes!
36 km (22 mi) SSE of Copala (pop: 6,620) --> See nearby quakes!
39 km (24 mi) SSW of Juchitan (pop: 3,350) --> See nearby quakes!
47 km (29 mi) WSW of Cuajinicuilapa (pop: 10,300) --> See nearby quakes!
52 km (32 mi) SSW of Azoyu (Azoyú) (pop: 4,210) --> See nearby quakes!
55 km (34 mi) SE of Cruz Grande (pop: 11,800) --> See nearby quakes!
60 km (37 mi) SW of Ometepec (pop: 24,100) --> See nearby quakes!
347 km (216 mi) S 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||16 km||OFFSHORE GUERRERO, MEXICO||EMSC|
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