Light mag. 4.1 earthquake - Offshore Michoacan, Mexico on Thursday, 5 December 2019
5 Dec 10:36 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 19 minutes.
Depth: 15.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 17.75°N / 102.8°W (Mexico)
Nearest volcano: Paricutín (Michoacán-Guanajuato) (202 km / 126 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
39 km (24 mi) S of Nexpa (Neixpa) (pop: 100)
39 km (25 mi) SW of Chuquiapan (pop: 400)
40 km (25 mi) SW of Boca Seca (pop: 100)
193 km (120 mi) SE of Colima (pop: 127,200)
196 km (122 mi) SE of Ciudad de Villa de Álvarez (pop: 117,600)
430 km (267 mi) SW of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 8.9 x 1010 joules (24.8 megawatt hours, equivalent to 21.3 tons of TNT) [learn more]
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|Time||Mag. / Depth||Location||Source|
|Thu, 5 Dec 10:17 UTC||M 4.1 / 15 km||Offshore Michoacan, Mexico||EMSC|
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