Get our newsletter!
Check out our volcano tours on VolcanoAdventures.com!
Volcanoes & Earthquakes - new app for Android
Volcanoes & Earthquakes - app for iPhone & iPad

Guaranteed tours:
21-28 Sep 2019: Pearl of the Aegean - Santorini - Santorini Island (Greece)
2-18 Nov 2019: Volcanoes and Spices - N-Sulawesi + Halmahera (Indonesia)
17-21 Nov 2019: Krakatau Volcano Special - Krakatau volcano (Indonesia)
17-30 Nov 2019: Desert, salt and volcanoes - Danakil desert (Ethiopia)
9-17 May 2020: From Stromboli to Etna - Eolian Islands + Etna volcano (Italy)
: spaces available / : guaranteed / : few spaces left / : booked out
Interactive map of latest earthquakes and active volcanoes in the world

Support us?


Maintaining the volcano and earthquake news sections on this website, the free Volcano Webcams tool and interactive map widget is a free-time, both time- and server cost intensive effort.
If you find the information useful and would like to support us, and help keep it alive and improve it, please consider making a small donation (PayPal).

Online cc payment
Thank you!
Random pictures

Light mag. 4.8 earthquake - Guerrero, Mexico on Friday, 22 March 2019

Light mag. 4.8 earthquake  - Guerrero, Mexico on Friday, 22 March 2019
Date & time: Friday, 22 March 2019 04:25 UTC
Magnitude: 4.8
Depth: 100.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 18.82°N / 100.77°W (Mexico)
Nearest volcano: Zitácuaro-Valle de Bravo (85 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 1*10^12 J (278 MWh / 239 tons of TNT) [learn more]
If you felt this quake (or if you were near the epicenter), please share your experience with us and submit a short "I felt it" report.
You can use your GPS or device location as well to show where you were during the earthquake.
- thank you.

Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Fri, 22 Mar 2019
Fri, 22 Mar 04:25 UTCM 4.8 / 100 km4.8 Michoacan, MexicoEMSC
Fri, 22 Mar 04:25 UTCM 4.9 / 81.4 km9km E of Zirandaro, MexicoUSGS

"I felt it" reports:
Ixtapa / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Ixtapa (154.7 km SSW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): Mouvements latéraux comme dans une embarcation.
Puerto Vallarta / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
Ixtapa Mexico (155.7 km SW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking): Little shaker lasted aboot 5-6 seconds. Shook the wall.
Ixtapa / MMI IV (Light shaking)
San Francisco De Asís, Tlatlaya, Estado de Méxic / MMI IV (Light shaking): Susto
SOMERVILLE / MMI II (Very weak shaking): I was in bed and felt it shaking 2 or 3 times, and saw my heater moving , I live on a second floor.
Ciudad de México (188 km ENE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking): Ligera oscilación de objetos colgantes sensibles (via app)
(269.7 km E from epicenter) [Map] / not felt(via app)
(186.7 km ENE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking)(via app)
(177 km E from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking)(via app)
Uruapan (Mexico) (159 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Se sintió una pasadita pero fuerte por 20 segundos (via EMSC)
Uruapan (Mexico) (174 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Duro solo unos segundos pero si se sintió (via EMSC)

 

More on VolcanoDiscovery:

Copyrights: VolcanoDiscovery and other sources as noted.
Use of material: Most texts and images, in particular photographs, on this website are protected by copyright. Further reproduction and use of without authorization is usually not consented. If you are not sure or need licensing rights for photographs, for example for publications and commercial use, please contact us.