Mag. 4.5 earthquake - 23 km west of Acapulco de Juárez, Guerrero, Mexico, on Thursday, 30 January 2020 at 09:00 (GMT) -
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Light magnitude 4.5 earthquake at 5 km depth
30 Jan 09:21 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 21 minutes.
Depth: 5.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 16.81°N / 100.12°W (North Pacific Ocean, Mexico)
Nearby towns and cities:
15 km (10 mi) SSW of Los Mogotes (pop: 1,280) --> See nearby quakes!
22 km (14 mi) S of Coyuca de Benitez (Coyuca de Benítez) (pop: 13,600) --> See nearby quakes!
23 km (14 mi) WSW of Acapulco de Juarez (pop: 673,500) --> See nearby quakes!
23 km (14 mi) SW of Bajos del Ejido (pop: 6,170) --> See nearby quakes!
36 km (23 mi) W of Tres Palos (pop: 5,000) --> See nearby quakes!
52 km (32 mi) SE of San Jeronimo de Juarez (San Jerónimo de Juárez) (pop: 7,200) --> See nearby quakes!
55 km (34 mi) SE of Atoyac de Alvarez (Atoyac de Álvarez) (pop: 21,400) --> See nearby quakes!
71 km (44 mi) SE of Técpan de Galeana (pop: 15,100) --> See nearby quakes!
74 km (46 mi) WSW of Tierra Colorada (pop: 11,500) --> See nearby quakes!
310 km (192 mi) SSW of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
23 km (14 mi) W of La Roqueta Island --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 3.5 x 1011 joules (98.6 megawatt hours, equivalent to 84.8 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.5||5 km||Offshore Guerrero, Mexico||EMSC|
User reports for this quake (1)
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
19.4 km ENE of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)