Mag. 3.7 earthquake - Guerrero, Mexico, on Saturday, 17 August 2019 at 08:31 (GMT) -
Minor magnitude 3.7 earthquake at 51 km depth
17 Aug 13:44 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 5 hours.
Depth: 51.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 18.07°N / 99.93°W (Mexico)
Nearest volcano: Nevado de Toluca (117 km / 73 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
7 km (4 mi) S of Apaxtla de Castrejón (Centro, Guerrero) (pop: 7,410)
13 km (8 mi) SW of Cuetzala del Progreso (Guerrero) (pop: 2,320)
18 km (11 mi) SSW of Tlacaquipa (pop: 757)
19 km (12 mi) WNW of Nuevo Balsas (Cocula Municipality, Guerrero) (pop: 1,710)
34 km (21 mi) S of Teloloapan (Centro, Guerrero) (pop: 21,200)
51 km (32 mi) SW of Iguala de la Independencia (Guerrero) (pop: 118,500)
136 km (84 mi) N of Acapulco de Juarez (Guerrero) (pop: 673,500)
173 km (108 mi) SSW of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 2.2 x 1010 joules (6.22 megawatt hours, equivalent to 5.35 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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