Mag. 4.2 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 10 km southwest of El Zapote, Coyuca de Benitez, Guerrero, Mexico, on Wednesday, 16 January 2019 at 17:00 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.2 earthquake at 32 km depth
16 Jan 17:16 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 16 minutes.
Depth: 32.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 16.97°N / 100.28°W (North Pacific Ocean, Mexico)
Nearest volcano: Nevado de Toluca (244 km / 152 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
6 km (4 mi) SSE of Pozuelo (pop: 35) --> See nearby quakes!
8 km (5 mi) SSW of El Papayo (pop: 2,250) --> See nearby quakes!
19 km (12 mi) SSE of Cacalutla (pop: 2,010) --> See nearby quakes!
21 km (13 mi) WSW of Coyuca de Benitez (Coyuca de Benítez) (pop: 13,600) --> See nearby quakes!
25 km (15 mi) SE of Hacienda de Cabañas (pop: 2,010) --> See nearby quakes!
31 km (19 mi) SSE of Atoyac de Alvarez (Atoyac de Álvarez) (pop: 21,400) --> See nearby quakes!
33 km (20 mi) W of Bajos del Ejido (pop: 6,170) --> See nearby quakes!
42 km (26 mi) WNW of Acapulco de Juarez (pop: 673,500) --> See nearby quakes!
46 km (29 mi) SE of Técpan de Galeana (pop: 15,100) --> See nearby quakes!
299 km (186 mi) SSW of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
43 km (27 mi) WNW of La Roqueta Island --> 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||32 km||OFFSHORE 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.
Oaxaca / Violent shaking (MMI IX)