Mag. 4.1 earthquake - 7.6 km northwest of Atoyac de Alvarez, Guerrero, Mexico, on Monday, 27 August 2018 at 16:57 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.1 earthquake at 45 km depth
27 Aug 17:21 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 24 minutes.
Depth: 45.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 17.27°N / 100.46°W (Atoyac de Alvarez, Guerrero, Mexico)
Nearest volcano: Nevado de Toluca (217 km / 135 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
3 km (2 mi) NE of Caña de Agua (pop: 56) --> See nearby quakes!
8 km (5 mi) NNW of Atoyac de Alvarez (Atoyac de Álvarez) (pop: 21,400) --> See nearby quakes!
19 km (12 mi) ENE of Técpan de Galeana (pop: 15,100) --> See nearby quakes!
19 km (12 mi) N of Hacienda de Cabañas (pop: 2,010) --> See nearby quakes!
20 km (12 mi) NW of Cacalutla (pop: 2,010) --> See nearby quakes!
32 km (20 mi) ENE of Nuxco (pop: 1,990) --> See nearby quakes!
37 km (23 mi) W of Tepetixtla (pop: 3,640) --> See nearby quakes!
49 km (31 mi) NW of Coyuca de Benitez (Coyuca de Benítez) (pop: 13,600) --> See nearby quakes!
75 km (47 mi) NW of Acapulco de Juarez (pop: 673,500) --> See nearby quakes!
278 km (173 mi) SSW of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 8.9 x 1010 joules (24.8 megawatt hours, equivalent to 21.3 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.1||45 km||GUERRERO, MEXICO||EMSC|
User reports for this quake (1)
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
Acapulco de Juárez Guerrero México (7.5 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)