Mag. 4.5 earthquake - 26 km west of Acapulco de Juárez, Guerrero, Mexico, on Friday, 31 January 2020 at 01:09 (GMT) -
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Light magnitude 4.5 earthquake at 10 km depth
31 Jan 01:26 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 17 minutes.
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 16.82°N / 100.15°W (North Pacific Ocean, Mexico)
Nearby towns and cities:
15 km (9 mi) SSW of La Barra (pop: 907) --> See nearby quakes!
22 km (14 mi) SSW of Coyuca de Benitez (Coyuca de Benítez) (pop: 13,600) --> See nearby quakes!
25 km (15 mi) SW of Bajos del Ejido (pop: 6,170) --> See nearby quakes!
26 km (16 mi) W of Acapulco de Juarez (pop: 673,500) --> See nearby quakes!
26 km (16 mi) SSE of El Papayo (pop: 2,250) --> See nearby quakes!
33 km (21 mi) SW of Tixtlancingo (pop: 3,640) --> See nearby quakes!
40 km (25 mi) W of Tres Palos (pop: 5,000) --> See nearby quakes!
52 km (33 mi) SE of Atoyac de Alvarez (Atoyac de Álvarez) (pop: 21,400) --> See nearby quakes!
68 km (42 mi) SE of Técpan de Galeana (pop: 15,100) --> See nearby quakes!
310 km (192 mi) SSW of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
26 km (16 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
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|M 4.5||10 km||Offshore Guerrero, Mexico||EMSC|
|M 4.2||10 km||82km S of Acapulco de Juarez, Mexico||USGS|
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