Mag. 4.6 earthquake - 32 km north of Acapulco de Juárez, Guerrero, Mexico, on Thursday, 30 January 2020 at 06:47 (GMT) -

Mag. 4.6 earthquake  - 32 km north of Acapulco de Juárez, Guerrero, Mexico, on Thursday, 30 January 2020 at 06:47 (GMT)

Light magnitude 4.6 earthquake at 10 km depth

30 Jan 06:55 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 8 minutes.
Date & time: 30 Jan 2020 06:47:24 UTC -
Magnitude: 4.6
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 17.14°N / 99.89°W (Coyuca de Benitez, Guerrero, Mexico)
Nearest volcano: Nevado de Toluca (219 km / 136 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
5 km (3 mi) WSW of La Carbonera (pop: 56) --> See nearby quakes!
12 km (7 mi) NE of Tixtlancingo (pop: 3,640) --> See nearby quakes!
14 km (9 mi) ESE of Las Compuertas (pop: 1,100) --> See nearby quakes!
16 km (10 mi) SSE of San Cristobal (pop: 1,080) --> See nearby quakes!
19 km (12 mi) WNW of Xaltianguis (Centro) (pop: 6,970) --> See nearby quakes!
20 km (12 mi) NW of Kilometro 30 (Centro) (pop: 6,300) --> See nearby quakes!
22 km (14 mi) NNE of Bajos del Ejido (pop: 6,170) --> See nearby quakes!
26 km (16 mi) NE of Coyuca de Benitez (Coyuca de Benítez) (pop: 13,600) --> See nearby quakes!
32 km (20 mi) N of Acapulco de Juarez (pop: 673,500) --> See nearby quakes!
267 km (166 mi) SSW of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Estimated released energy: 5 x 1011 joules (139 megawatt hours, equivalent to 120 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
M 4.610 kmGuerrero, MexicoGFZ
M 5.117 kmGuerrero, MexicoEMSC
M 5.117 km6km NNE of Bajos del Ejido, MexicoUSGS

User reports for this quake (6)

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Acapulco diamante / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Scary
Atoyac de Alvarez (185.6 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Everythings shaking during 5 seconds ,and one smsall more 2 mn ago
255 km NNE of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
Acapulco (31.3 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Fourniture wa shaking vert noisy... Woke everyone...
Ciudad de México (276.7 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Nuevamente moderado movimiento de objetos colgantes (reported through our app)
Acapulco de Juárez (Mexico, 15 km S of epicenter) : Se sintio comó de 5 o 6 grados, seguido de pequeñas replicas. (reported through EMSC)
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Mag. 4.6 earthquake - 32 km north of Acapulco de Juárez, Guerrero, Mexico, on Thursday, 30 January 2020 at 06:47 (GMT)
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