Mag. 4.2 earthquake - 34 km west of Acapulco de Juárez, Guerrero, Mexico, on Wednesday, 29 January 2020 at 06:44 (GMT) -
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Light magnitude 4.2 earthquake at 10 km depth
29 Jan 07:28 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 44 minutes.
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 16.95°N / 100.21°W (North Pacific Ocean, Mexico)
Nearest volcano: Nevado de Toluca (245 km / 152 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
7 km (4 mi) SSW of El Zapote (pop: 849) --> See nearby quakes!
15 km (9 mi) WSW of Coyuca de Benitez (Coyuca de Benítez) (pop: 13,600) --> See nearby quakes!
20 km (12 mi) SE of Zacualpan (pop: 2,490) --> See nearby quakes!
25 km (16 mi) W of Bajos del Ejido (pop: 6,170) --> See nearby quakes!
29 km (18 mi) WSW of Tixtlancingo (pop: 3,640) --> See nearby quakes!
31 km (19 mi) SSW of Tepetixtla (pop: 3,640) --> See nearby quakes!
34 km (21 mi) WNW of Acapulco de Juarez (pop: 673,500) --> See nearby quakes!
37 km (23 mi) SE of Atoyac de Alvarez (Atoyac de Álvarez) (pop: 21,400) --> See nearby quakes!
54 km (33 mi) ESE of Técpan de Galeana (pop: 15,100) --> See nearby quakes!
298 km (185 mi) SSW of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
35 km (22 mi) WNW of La Roqueta Island --> 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 4.2||10 km||Offshore Guerrero, Mexico||EMSC|
User reports for this quake (2)
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
Los Torres / Weak shaking (MMI III)
275.3 km NNE of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)