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Light mag. 4.0 earthquake - Guerrero, 177 km southwest of Mexico City (Ciudad de México), on Sunday, January 26, 2020 at 20:59 GMT

Light mag. 4.0 earthquake - Guerrero, 177 km southwest of Mexico City (Ciudad de México), on Sunday, January 26, 2020 at 20:59 GMT Light mag. 4.0 earthquake - Guerrero, 177 km southwest of Mexico City (Ciudad de México), on Sunday, January 26, 2020 at 20:59 GMT

Light magnitude 4.0 earthquake at 54 km depth

26 Jan 22:32 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 1 hour and 33 minutes.

Earthquake details

Date & timeJan 26, 2020 20:59:17 UTC
Local time at epicenter
Depth54.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude18.13°N / 100.1°W (Xochitepec, Guerrero, Mexico)
Antipode18.13°S / 79.9°E
Shaking intensityWeak shaking near epicenter
Felt0 reports
Primary data sourceEMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Nearest volcanoNevado de Toluca (115 km / 71 mi)
Nearby towns and cities6 km (4 mi) SSE of Xochitepec (pop: 216) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
18 km (11 mi) W of Apaxtla de Castrejon (Centro) (pop: 7,040) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
28 km (18 mi) SE of Arcelia (pop: 18,700) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
36 km (22 mi) SW of Teloloapan (Centro) (pop: 23,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
48 km (30 mi) ESE of Tlapehuala (pop: 9,330) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
64 km (40 mi) WSW of Iguala de la Independencia (pop: 118,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
65 km (41 mi) ESE of Ciudad Altamirano (pop: 25,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
70 km (44 mi) SW of Taxco de Alarcon (pop: 52,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
90 km (56 mi) NW of Chilpancingo de los Bravo (pop: 187,300) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
177 km (110 mi) SW of Mexico (Ciudad de México) (pop: 12,294,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Estimated seismic energy released6.3 x 1010 joules (17.5 megawatt hours, equivalent to 15.1 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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4.054 kmGuerrero, MexicoEMSC


Seismic station: Sierra la Laguna Baja California Sur, Mexico (SLBS/IU network) | Distance from quake: 1194 km / 742 mi | Show on map | Station Info
Seismic station Sierra la Laguna Baja California Sur, Mexico: vertical movement plot around time of quake (source: IRIS/BUD)
Seismogram (vertical component) around time of quake. Thin dotted red line indicates time of quake. Seismic waves arrive some time later, depending on distance. Source: IRIS Buffer of Uniform Data (BUD) webtool
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User reports for this quake

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