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

Light mag. 4.8 earthquake  - Guerrero, Mexico on Friday, 22 March 2019
22 Mar 04:36 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 11 minutes.
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 / 53 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
25 km (16 mi) NE of Huetamo de Núñez (pop: 21,900)
44 km (27 mi) NW of Cutzamala de Pinzón (pop: 5,100)
48 km (30 mi) SW of Tuzantla (pop: 15,300)
185 km (115 mi) SW of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200)
189 km (118 mi) SW of Iztapalapa (pop: 1,820,900)
200 km (124 mi) SW of Ecatepec de Morelos (pop: 1,806,200)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 1 x 1012 joules (278 megawatt hours, equivalent to 239 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Fri, 22 Mar 04:25 UTCM 4.8 / 100 kmGuerrero, MexicoGFZ
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

User reports for this quake

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Ixtapa / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Ixtapa (154.7 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Mouvements latéraux comme dans une embarcation.
Puerto Vallarta / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Ixtapa Mexico (155.7 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Little shaker lasted aboot 5-6 seconds. Shook the wall.
Ixtapa / Light shaking (MMI IV)
San Francisco De Asís, Tlatlaya, Estado de Méxic / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Susto
SOMERVILLE / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : 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 of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Ligera oscilación de objetos colgantes sensibles (reported through our app)
269.7 km E of epicenter [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
186.7 km ENE of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
177 km E of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
Uruapan (Mexico, 159 km NW of epicenter) : Se sintió una pasadita pero fuerte por 20 segundos (reported through EMSC)
Uruapan (Mexico, 174 km NW of epicenter) : Duro solo unos segundos pero si se sintió (reported through EMSC)

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

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