Mag. 3.8 earthquake - Guerrero, Mexico, on Friday, 9 August 2019 at 08:11 (GMT) -
Minor magnitude 3.8 earthquake at 41 km depth
9 Aug 13:58 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 6 hours.
Depth: 41.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 17.17°N / 99.77°W (Mexico)
Nearest volcano: Nevado de Toluca (216 km / 134 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
10 km (6 mi) NW of Xaltianguis (Centro, Guerrero) (pop: 6,930)
19 km (12 mi) NE of Platanillo (Coyuca de Benítez, Guerrero) (pop: 1,780)
19 km (12 mi) N of Kilómetro 30 (Centro, Guerrero) (pop: 6,300)
26 km (16 mi) W of Tierra Colorada (Guerrero) (pop: 10,200)
38 km (24 mi) ENE of Coyuca de Benítez (Guerrero) (pop: 12,500)
39 km (24 mi) NNE of Acapulco de Juarez (Guerrero) (pop: 673,500)
51 km (32 mi) SSW of Chilpancingo (Guerrero) (pop: 187,300)
260 km (162 mi) SSW 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) [learn more]
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