Mag. 3.8 earthquake - Guerrero, Mexico, on Friday, 17 May 2019 at 08:36 (GMT)
Minor magnitude 3.8 earthquake at 49 km depth
17 May 17:16 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 9 hours.
Depth: 49.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 16.91°N / 98.48°W (Mexico)
Nearest volcano: Popocatépetl (236 km / 147 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
1 km (1 mi) NNW of Llano Grande de Juarez (Metlatónoc, Guerrero) (pop: 679)
13 km (8 mi) NW of San Cristobal (Guerrero) (pop: 1,300)
14 km (9 mi) N of Quetzalapa (Igualapa, Guerrero) (pop: 1,640)
22 km (14 mi) WNW of Tlacoachistlahuaca (Guerrero) (pop: 4,360)
24 km (15 mi) NNE of Azoyu (Azoyú, Guerrero) (pop: 4,210)
26 km (16 mi) NNW of Ometepec (Guerrero) (pop: 24,100)
130 km (81 mi) ESE of Chilpancingo (Guerrero) (pop: 187,300)
288 km (179 mi) SSE of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 3.2 x 1010 joules (8.78 megawatt hours, equivalent to 7.56 tons of TNT) More info
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