Moderate mag. 4.0 earthquake - Michoac?n, 10.8 km east of Arteaga (Centro, Michoacán), Mexico, on 2020-04-04 16:44:29 (Hora de México) -
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Moderate magnitude 4.0 earthquake at 7 km depth
5 Apr 02:07 UTC: First to report: SSN after 3 hours.
Date & time: 4 Apr 2020 22:44:29 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 2020-04-04 16:44:29 (Hora de México)
Depth: 7.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 18.37°N / 102.19°W (La Lajita, Michoacan, Mexico)
Nearest volcano: Paricutín (Michoacán-Guanajuato) (125 km / 78 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
6 km (4 mi) SE of El Litigio (pop: 19) --> See nearby quakes!
11 km (7 mi) E of Arteaga (Centro) (pop: 10,500) --> See nearby quakes!
26 km (16 mi) SE of Tumbiscatio de Ruiz (pop: 2,800) --> See nearby quakes!
32 km (20 mi) WNW of Infiernillo (Morelos de Infiernillo) (pop: 2,360) --> See nearby quakes!
36 km (23 mi) SSE of La Mira Tumbiscatio (pop: 14,500) --> See nearby quakes!
39 km (24 mi) N of Guacamayas (pop: 38,000) --> See nearby quakes!
42 km (26 mi) N of La Orilla (pop: 20,100) --> See nearby quakes!
45 km (28 mi) N of Lazaro Cardenas (pop: 79,200) --> See nearby quakes!
182 km (113 mi) SW of Morelia (pop: 597,500) --> See nearby quakes!
343 km (213 mi) WSW of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: SSN (Servicio Sismológico Nacional)
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||7 km||39 km al NORTE de LAS GUACAMAYAS, MICH (Mexico)||SSN|
|M 4.0||7 km||Michoacan, Mexico||EMSC|
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