Moderate mag. 4.2 earthquake - El Capricho, 1.6 km northwest of El Capricho, Ometepec, Guerrero, Mexico, on Sunday, 5 August 2018 at 05:08 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 4.2 earthquake at 7 km depth
5 Aug 05:26 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 18 minutes.
Date & time: 5 Aug 2018 05:08:42 UTC
Depth: 7.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 16.59°N / 98.44°W (El Capricho, Guerrero, Mexico)
Nearby towns and cities:
1 km (1 mi) NNE of Las Palmas (Santa María Zacatepec) (pop: 48) --> See nearby quakes!
11 km (7 mi) NE of El Pitahayo (pop: 1,620) --> See nearby quakes!
12 km (7 mi) SSW of Ometepec (pop: 24,100) --> See nearby quakes!
13 km (8 mi) NNW of Cuajinicuilapa (pop: 10,300) --> See nearby quakes!
16 km (10 mi) WSW of Huixtepec (pop: 3,370) --> See nearby quakes!
23 km (15 mi) SE of Azoyu (Azoyú) (pop: 4,210) --> See nearby quakes!
24 km (15 mi) SW of Zacoalpan (pop: 4,900) --> See nearby quakes!
50 km (31 mi) NW of Pinotepa Nacional (Oaxaca) (pop: 29,600) --> See nearby quakes!
156 km (97 mi) SE of Chilpancingo (pop: 187,300) --> See nearby quakes!
324 km (201 mi) SSE of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 1011 joules (35 megawatt hours, equivalent to 30.1 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.2||7 km||GUERRERO, MEXICO||EMSC|
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