Mag. 4.0 earthquake - Aguas Blancas, 6.5 km east of Coyuca de Benitez, Guerrero, Mexico, on Wednesday, 19 September 2018 at 09:14 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.0 earthquake at 48 km depth
19 Sep 09:32 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 18 minutes.
Depth: 48.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 17.03°N / 100.03°W (Aguas Blancas, Guerrero, Mexico)
Nearest volcano: Nevado de Toluca (233 km / 145 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
4 km (2 mi) E of Aguas Blancas (pop: 2,290) --> See nearby quakes!
7 km (4 mi) ENE of Coyuca de Benitez (Coyuca de Benítez) (pop: 13,600) --> See nearby quakes!
8 km (5 mi) WSW of Tixtlancingo (pop: 3,640) --> See nearby quakes!
10 km (6 mi) NW of Bajos del Ejido (pop: 6,170) --> See nearby quakes!
19 km (12 mi) S of Las Compuertas (pop: 1,100) --> See nearby quakes!
23 km (14 mi) SSE of Tepetixtla (pop: 3,640) --> See nearby quakes!
24 km (15 mi) NNW of Acapulco de Juarez (pop: 673,500) --> See nearby quakes!
27 km (17 mi) W of Kilometro 30 (Centro) (pop: 6,300) --> See nearby quakes!
47 km (29 mi) ESE of Atoyac de Alvarez (Atoyac de Álvarez) (pop: 21,400) --> See nearby quakes!
283 km (176 mi) SSW 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||48 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.
18 km SSE of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)