Mag. 4.5 earthquake - 40km NE of El Coacoyul, Mexico, on 2019-12-09 16:14:13 -06:00 -

Mag. 4.5 earthquake  - 40km NE of El Coacoyul, Mexico, on 2019-12-09 16:14:13 -06:00

Light magnitude 4.5 earthquake at 35 km depth

9 Dec 23:04 UTC: First to report: USGS after 50 minutes.
Date & time: 9 Dec 2019 10:14:13 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 2019-12-09 16:14:13 -06:00
Magnitude: 4.5
Depth: 35.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 17.9115°N / 101.2034°W (Mexico)
Nearest volcano: Zitácuaro-Valle de Bravo (194 km / 121 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
19 km (12 mi) S of Santa Ana (pop: 13)
31 km (19 mi) NE of Chaveta (pop: 319)
42 km (26 mi) N of Petatlan (Petatlán) (pop: 21,700)
42 km (26 mi) NE of Colonia Aeropuerto (Zihuatanejo de Azueta) (pop: 1,620)
47 km (29 mi) NE of Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo (pop: 67,400)
75 km (47 mi) SW of Ciudad Altamirano (pop: 25,200)
108 km (67 mi) E of Lazaro Cardenas (pop: 79,200)
276 km (172 mi) SW of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 3.5 x 1011 joules (98.6 megawatt hours, equivalent to 84.8 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 4.535 km40km NE of El Coacoyul, MexicoUSGS
M 4.535 kmGuerrero, MexicoEMSC

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zihuatanejo / Weak shaking (MMI III) : felt lateral movement while sitting in a chair, maybe 3 nudges per second for 2 seconds, someone else experienced wall vibration.
Zihuatanejo de Azueta (Mexico, 48 km SW of epicenter) : Movement of the floor back and forth. (reported through EMSC)
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