Mag. 4.2 earthquake - GUERRERO, MEXICO, on Monday, 24 September 2018 at 16:41 (GMT)
Light magnitude 4.2 earthquake at 48 km depth
24 Sep 16:57 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 16 minutes.
Depth: 48.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 16.99°N / 99.54°W (Mexico)
Nearest volcano: Chichinautzin (236 km / 147 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
3 km (2 mi) NW of Huajintepec (pop: 343)
12 km (8 mi) NNE of El Canton (Acapulco de Juárez) (pop: 503)
20 km (12 mi) S of Tierra Colorada (pop: 11,500)
20 km (12 mi) N of Tecomate Nanchal (pop: 515)
22 km (14 mi) ESE of Xaltianguis (Centro) (pop: 6,930)
27 km (17 mi) NW of San Marcos (pop: 13,300)
42 km (26 mi) ENE of Acapulco de Juarez (pop: 673,500)
275 km (171 mi) S of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 1011 joules (35 megawatt hours, equivalent to 30.1 tons of TNT) More info
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