Light mag. 4.0 earthquake - Guerrero, 34 km east of Ciudad Lázaro Cárdenas (Lázaro Cárdenas, Michoacán), Mexico, on Sunday, 16 February 2020 at 19:24 (GMT) -
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Light magnitude 4.0 earthquake at 71 km depth
16 Feb 23:38 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 4 hours.
Date & time: 16 Feb 2020 19:24:52 UTC -
Depth: 71.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 17.98°N / 101.9°W (Joluta, Guerrero, Mexico)
Nearest volcano: Paricutín (Michoacán-Guanajuato) (172 km / 107 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
3 km (2 mi) E of Joluta (pop: 819) --> See nearby quakes!
10 km (6 mi) W of La Union (pop: 3,240) --> See nearby quakes!
22 km (14 mi) E of Petacalco (pop: 2,720) --> See nearby quakes!
33 km (21 mi) E of Guacamayas (Michoacán) (pop: 38,000) --> See nearby quakes!
34 km (21 mi) E of Lazaro Cardenas (Michoacán) (pop: 79,200) --> See nearby quakes!
35 km (22 mi) E of La Orilla (Michoacán) (pop: 20,100) --> See nearby quakes!
53 km (33 mi) NW of Ixtapa Zihuatanejo (pop: 67,400) --> See nearby quakes!
83 km (52 mi) NW of Petatlan (Petatlán) (pop: 21,700) --> See nearby quakes!
258 km (160 mi) W of Chilpancingo (pop: 187,300) --> See nearby quakes!
334 km (207 mi) WSW of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 1010 joules (17.5 megawatt hours, equivalent to 15.1 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.0||71 km||Guerrero, Mexico||EMSC|
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