Moderate mag. 4.3 earthquake - 37 km west of Acapulco de Juárez, Guerrero, Mexico, on Monday, 20 January 2020 at 04:33 (GMT) -
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Moderate magnitude 4.3 earthquake at 5 km depth
20 Jan 05:02 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 29 minutes.
Date & time: 20 Jan 2020 04:33:23 UTC -
Depth: 5.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 16.85°N / 100.26°W (North Pacific Ocean, Mexico)
Nearby towns and cities:
18 km (11 mi) SW of Playa del Carrizal (pop: 591) --> See nearby quakes!
21 km (13 mi) S of El Papayo (pop: 2,250) --> See nearby quakes!
26 km (16 mi) SW of Coyuca de Benitez (Coyuca de Benítez) (pop: 13,600) --> See nearby quakes!
27 km (17 mi) SSE of Zacualpan (pop: 2,490) --> See nearby quakes!
33 km (21 mi) WSW of Bajos del Ejido (pop: 6,170) --> See nearby quakes!
37 km (23 mi) W of Acapulco de Juarez (pop: 673,500) --> See nearby quakes!
39 km (24 mi) SW of Tixtlancingo (pop: 3,640) --> See nearby quakes!
44 km (27 mi) SSE of Atoyac de Alvarez (Atoyac de Álvarez) (pop: 21,400) --> See nearby quakes!
57 km (35 mi) SE of Técpan de Galeana (pop: 15,100) --> See nearby quakes!
311 km (193 mi) SSW of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 1.8 x 1011 joules (49.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 42.5 tons of TNT) More info
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|4.3||5 km||Offshore Guerrero, Mexico||EMSC|
User reports for this quake (1)
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
Troncones / Light shaking (MMI IV)