Mag. 4.0 earthquake - 79 km west of Acapulco de Juárez, Guerrero, Mexico, on Tuesday, 17 March 2020 at 05:54 (GMT) -
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Light magnitude 4.0 earthquake at 10 km depth
17 Mar 06:12 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 18 minutes.
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 17.06°N / 100.62°W (North Pacific Ocean, Mexico)
Nearest volcano: Nevado de Toluca (245 km / 152 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
11 km (7 mi) S of Tetitlan (pop: 1,550) --> See nearby quakes!
16 km (10 mi) WSW of Hacienda de Cabañas (pop: 2,010) --> See nearby quakes!
18 km (11 mi) S of Técpan de Galeana (pop: 15,100) --> See nearby quakes!
22 km (14 mi) SE of Nuxco (pop: 1,990) --> See nearby quakes!
26 km (16 mi) SW of Atoyac de Alvarez (Atoyac de Álvarez) (pop: 21,400) --> See nearby quakes!
30 km (18 mi) WSW of Cacalutla (pop: 2,010) --> See nearby quakes!
36 km (22 mi) SE of San Luis San Pedro (pop: 4,240) --> See nearby quakes!
57 km (35 mi) W of Coyuca de Benitez (Coyuca de Benítez) (pop: 13,600) --> See nearby quakes!
87 km (54 mi) SE of Petatlan (Petatlán) (pop: 21,700) --> See nearby quakes!
307 km (191 mi) SSW of Mexiko (pop: 12,294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
80 km (50 mi) WNW of La Roqueta Island --> 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||10 km||Offshore Guerrero, Mexico||EMSC|
|M 4.0||10 km||18 km al SUR de TECPAN, GRO (Mexico)||SSN|
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