Light mag. 4.0 earthquake - 35 km northwest of Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo, Zihuatanejo, Guerrero, Mexico, on Friday, 13 March 2020 at 21:50 (GMT) -
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Light magnitude 4.0 earthquake at 49 km depth
13 Mar 22:07 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 17 minutes.
Date & time: 13 Mar 2020 21:50:31 UTC -
Depth: 49.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 17.89°N / 101.76°W (La Union de Isidoro Montes de Oca, Guerrero, Mexico)
Nearest volcano: Paricutín (Michoacán-Guanajuato) (186 km / 116 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
0 km (0 mi) ENE of Las Tinajas (pop: 235) --> See nearby quakes!
12 km (7 mi) SSE of La Union (pop: 3,240) --> See nearby quakes!
21 km (13 mi) NW of Pantla (pop: 3,920) --> See nearby quakes!
35 km (22 mi) NW of Ixtapa Zihuatanejo (pop: 67,400) --> See nearby quakes!
50 km (31 mi) E of Lazaro Cardenas (Michoacán) (pop: 79,200) --> See nearby quakes!
50 km (31 mi) ESE of Guacamayas (Michoacán) (pop: 38,000) --> See nearby quakes!
51 km (32 mi) ESE of La Orilla (Michoacán) (pop: 20,100) --> See nearby quakes!
65 km (41 mi) NW of Petatlan (Petatlán) (pop: 21,700) --> See nearby quakes!
242 km (150 mi) W of Chilpancingo (pop: 187,300) --> See nearby quakes!
326 km (203 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||49 km||Guerrero, Mexico||EMSC|
|M 4.0||49 km||35 km al NOROESTE de ZIHUATANEJO, GRO (Mexico)||SSN|
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