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Light mag. 4.7 earthquake - 17km N of Pinotepa de Don Luis, Mexico on Saturday, 11 January 2020

Light mag. 4.7 earthquake  - 17km N of Pinotepa de Don Luis, Mexico on Saturday, 11 January 2020
Date & time: Saturday, 11 January 2020 14:22 UTC
Local time at epicenter: 2020-01-11 08:22:05 -06:00
Magnitude: 4.7
Depth: 26.3 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 16.5728°N / 97.9419°W (Mexico)
Nearest volcano: Popocatépetl (282 km)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 7.1*10^11 J (197 MWh / 169 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Sat, 11 Jan 2020
Sat, 11 Jan 14:22 UTCM 4.7 / 60 kmOaxaca, MexicoEMSC

"I felt it" reports:
Puerto Escondido / MMI III (Weak shaking): Bed vibrated for a bit
Ciudad de México (352.8 km NNW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): Moderado movimiento de objetos colgantes (via app)
Vega Baja (Puerto Rico) (3337 km E from epicenter)(no details): Fue muy impresionante (via EMSC)
Cuauhtémoc (Mexico) (314 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Ojalá pudiera actualizarse al momento la app (via EMSC)
Cuauhtémoc (Mexico) (314 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Fue leve (via EMSC)
Xalapa (Mexico) (311 km N from epicenter)(no details): No se sintió en Xalapa. (via EMSC)
Chilpancingo de los Bravo (Mexico) (190 km W from epicenter)(no details): Poco perceptible (via EMSC)
San Andrés Cholula (Mexico) (276 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Se sintió ligero en Puebla (via EMSC)


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