Mag. 3.7 earthquake - Guerrero, Mexico, on Saturday, 24 August 2019 at 08:34 (GMT) -
Minor magnitude 3.7 earthquake at 37 km depth
24 Aug 16:18 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 8 hours.
Depth: 37.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 16.98°N / 98.48°W (Mexico)
Nearest volcano: Popocatépetl (228 km / 142 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
11 km (7 mi) E of Buena Vista (Guerrero) (pop: 2,320)
19 km (12 mi) N of Chacalapa (Guerrero) (pop: 1,370)
26 km (16 mi) NE of Cuanacaxtitlán (pop: 3,120)
27 km (17 mi) NW of Tlacoachistlahuaca (Guerrero) (pop: 4,360)
33 km (21 mi) NNW of Ometepec (Guerrero) (pop: 24,100)
36 km (22 mi) SE of Malinaltepec (Guerrero) (pop: 26,600)
126 km (78 mi) ESE of Chilpancingo (Guerrero) (pop: 187,300)
281 km (174 mi) SSE 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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