Mag. 4.2 earthquake - GUERRERO, MEXICO, on Wednesday, 5 December 2018 at 16:44 (GMT)
Light magnitude 4.2 earthquake at 59 km depth
5 Dec 17:06 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 22 minutes.
Depth: 59.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 17.95°N / 100.1°W (Mexico)
Nearest volcano: Nevado de Toluca (134 km / 83 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
2 km (1 mi) W of Amacahuite (General Heliodoro Castillo) (pop: 243)
12 km (8 mi) SSW of San Gaspar (pop: 20)
16 km (10 mi) E of Las Tunas (pop: 293)
22 km (14 mi) NW of Tlacotepec (pop: 6,510)
27 km (17 mi) SW of Apaxtla de Castrejon (Centro) (pop: 7,040)
45 km (28 mi) SSE of Arcelia (pop: 18,700)
124 km (77 mi) N of Acapulco de Juarez (pop: 673,500)
194 km (120 mi) SSW 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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