Mag. 4.7 earthquake - 16 km west of Acapulco de Juárez, Guerrero, Mexico, on Wednesday, 29 January 2020 at 23:17 (GMT) -

Mag. 4.7 earthquake  - 16 km west of Acapulco de Juárez, Guerrero, Mexico, on Wednesday, 29 January 2020 at 23:17 (GMT)

Light magnitude 4.7 earthquake at 10 km depth

29 Jan 23:29 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 12 minutes.
Date & time: 29 Jan 2020 23:17:47 UTC -
Magnitude: 4.7
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 16.86°N / 100.06°W (North Pacific Ocean, Mexico)
Nearby towns and cities:
8 km (5 mi) SW of Colonia Luces en el Mar (pop: 1,200) --> See nearby quakes!
16 km (10 mi) W of Acapulco de Juarez (pop: 673,500) --> See nearby quakes!
17 km (10 mi) S of Coyuca de Benitez (Coyuca de Benítez) (pop: 13,600) --> See nearby quakes!
18 km (11 mi) SW of Valle del Rio (Valle del Río) (pop: 1,430) --> See nearby quakes!
22 km (13 mi) SE of El Zapote (pop: 849) --> See nearby quakes!
27 km (16 mi) WSW of Los Organos de San Agustin (pop: 1,510) --> See nearby quakes!
27 km (17 mi) SSE of Las Lomitas (pop: 438) --> See nearby quakes!
28 km (17 mi) SSW of Pueblo Viejo (pop: 1,540) --> See nearby quakes!
29 km (18 mi) W of Tuncingo (Acapulco de Juárez) (pop: 2,570) --> See nearby quakes!
302 km (188 mi) SSW of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
17 km (10 mi) WNW of La Roqueta Island --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Estimated released energy: 7.1 x 1011 joules (197 megawatt hours, equivalent to 169 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 4.710 kmNear Coast of Guerrero, MexicoGFZ
M 4.810 kmGuerrero, MexicoEMSC
M 4.810 km5km W of Bajos del Ejido, MexicoUSGS

User reports for this quake (14)

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costa azul / Very strong shaking (MMI VII) : 517pm it hit. then 4 more. 1230am next one hit and then 20 minutes later, another. 2 after that.
Acapulco / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Acapulco / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : 20th floor Hotel in Acapulco. Floor shaking back and fourth and furniture moved for a few seconds. My wife freaking out, thought it was strong wind. Never experienced one in past but knew right away. Security cut power to elevators and asked everyone to walk down stairs to lobby. A lot of nervous guests.
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22.2 km E of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
304 km NNE of epicenter [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
acapulco / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Ciudad de México (311.8 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Moderado movimiento de objetos colgantes (reported through our app)
Tultitlán (Mexico, 317 km N of epicenter) : U. Morelos 3a. Secc.Muy leveMovimientos de objetos colgantes (reported through EMSC)
San Andrés Cholula (Mexico, 295 km NE of epicenter) : Leve percepción en Cholula,Puebla (reported through EMSC)
Miguel Hidalgo (Mexico, 288 km N of epicenter) : Movimiento leve de lámparas y sensación muy débil, en Colonia Condesa, Ciudad de México. (reported through EMSC)
Cuauhtémoc (Mexico, 286 km N of epicenter) : Movimiento leve de lámparas y percepción muy débil en la Colonia Condesa, Ciudad de México. (reported through EMSC)
Coyoacán (Mexico, 277 km N of epicenter) : CDMX sismo en Guerrero poco intenso (reported through EMSC)
Acapulco de Juárez (Mexico, 34 km SE of epicenter) : Fue un movimiento rápido y se simbraron las paredes y ventanas (reported through EMSC)
Miguel Hidalgo (Mexico, 294 km N of epicenter) : Débil en CDMX,movimiento objetos colgante (reported through EMSC)
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