Mag. 4.2 earthquake - Michoac?n, 435 km west of Mexico City (Ciudad de México), on Monday, 6 January 2020 at 05:43 (GMT) -

Mag. 4.2 earthquake  - Michoac?n, 435 km west of Mexico City (Ciudad de México), on Monday, 6 January 2020 at 05:43 (GMT)

Light magnitude 4.2 earthquake at 57 km depth

6 Jan 06:01 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 18 minutes.
Date & time: 6 Jan 2020 05:43:38 UTC -
Magnitude: 4.2
Depth: 57.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 18.22°N / 103.06°W (Aquila, Michoacan, Mexico)
Nearest volcano: Colima (156 km / 97 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
3 km (2 mi) NNE of Pichilinguillo (Michoacán) (pop: 89) --> See nearby quakes!
3 km (2 mi) NE of Cuilala de Hidalgo (Michoacán) (pop: 209) --> See nearby quakes!
11 km (7 mi) WNW of Boca de la Manzanilla (La Manzanilla Dos) (Michoacán) (pop: 107) --> See nearby quakes!
12 km (7 mi) SE of San Pedro Naranjestil (Michoacán) (pop: 632) --> See nearby quakes!
20 km (12 mi) ESE of Santa Cruz de Cachan (Michoacán) (pop: 165) --> See nearby quakes!
63 km (39 mi) S of Coalcoman de Vazquez Pallares (Centro, Michoacán) (pop: 10,800) --> See nearby quakes!
64 km (40 mi) SSW of Aguililla (Michoacán) (pop: 8,800) --> See nearby quakes!
66 km (41 mi) ESE of La Placita de Morelos (Michoacán) (pop: 1,440) --> See nearby quakes!
257 km (160 mi) SW of Morelia (Michoacán) (pop: 597,500) --> See nearby quakes!
435 km (270 mi) WSW of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 1011 joules (35 megawatt hours, equivalent to 30.1 tons of TNT) More info
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M 4.257 kmMichoacan, MexicoEMSC

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Tlaquepaque (Mexico, 269 km NW of epicenter) : Fue casi imperceptible, pero el candil de mi casa comenzó a moverse lento (reported through EMSC)
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Mag. 4.2 earthquake - Michoac?n, 435 km west of Mexico City (Ciudad de México), on Monday, 6 January 2020 at 05:43 (GMT)
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