Light mag. 4.0 earthquake - Offshore Michoacan, Mexico on Wednesday, 29 January 2020
29 Jan 15:47 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 23 minutes.
Depth: 5.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 18.11°N / 103.42°W (Mexico)
Nearest volcano: Colima (158 km / 98 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
19 km (12 mi) SW of Maruata (pop: 600)
21 km (13 mi) S of Colola (pop: 600)
22 km (14 mi) SW of Paso de Noria (pop: 200)
131 km (81 mi) SE of Colima (pop: 127,200)
133 km (83 mi) SE of Ciudad de Villa de Álvarez (pop: 117,600)
475 km (295 mi) SW of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 1010 joules (17.5 megawatt hours, equivalent to 15.1 tons of TNT) [learn more]
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|Time||Mag. / Depth||Location||Source|
|Wed, 29 Jan 15:24 UTC||M 4.0 / 5 km||Offshore Michoacan, Mexico||EMSC|
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