Mag. 4.5 earthquake - Guerrero, 269 km southwest of Mexico City (Ciudad de México), on Tuesday, 7 April 2020 at 01:52 (GMT) -

Mag. 4.5 earthquake  - Guerrero, 269 km southwest of Mexico City (Ciudad de México), on Tuesday, 7 April 2020 at 01:52 (GMT)

Light magnitude 4.5 earthquake at 88 km depth

7 Apr 02:00 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 8 minutes.
Date & time: 7 Apr 2020 01:52:27 UTC -
Magnitude: 4.5
Depth: 88.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 17.79°N / 101.01°W (Mexico)
Nearest volcano: Zitácuaro-Valle de Bravo (196 km / 122 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
19 km (12 mi) NNE of El Zapotillal (pop: 186)
39 km (24 mi) NE of Petatlan (Petatlán) (pop: 21,700)
60 km (37 mi) ENE of Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo (pop: 67,400)
71 km (44 mi) SW of Tlapehuala (pop: 8,650)
73 km (45 mi) SSW of Ciudad Altamirano (pop: 25,200)
75 km (47 mi) NNW of Técpan de Galeana (pop: 15,100)
130 km (81 mi) E of Lazaro Cardenas (Michoacán) (pop: 79,200)
269 km (167 mi) SW of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 3.5 x 1011 joules (98.6 megawatt hours, equivalent to 84.8 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 4.588 kmNear Coast of Guerrero, MexicoGFZ
M 4.835 kmGuerrero, MexicoEMSC
M 4.835 km16km E of Petatlan, MexicoUSGS

User reports for this quake (11)

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Ciudad de México (275 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Moderado balanceo de objetos colgantes sensibles (reported through our app)
Ciudad de México (275 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Moderado balanceo de objetos colgantes (reported through our app)
268 km NE of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Chilpancingo / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
León (Mexico, 412 km NW of epicenter) : Ligera vibración durante 5 segundos (reported through EMSC)
Miguel Hidalgo (Mexico, 306 km NE of epicenter) : Meneo leve, perceptible si no estabas distraido. Smooth swing, you could feel it if you weren’t distracted (reported through EMSC)
Benito Juárez (Mexico, 301 km NE of epicenter) : Se sintió moderado en un piso 7 en la alcaldía Benito Juárez. (reported through EMSC)
Benito Juárez (Mexico, 300 km NE of epicenter) : Fue muy rápido. (reported through EMSC)
Benito Juárez (Mexico, 299 km NE of epicenter) : Lo sentí levemente (reported through EMSC)
Álvaro Obregón (Mexico, 297 km NE of epicenter) : Movimiento ligero (reported through EMSC)
Cuajimalpa de Morelos (Mexico, 295 km NE of epicenter) : No fue de eso. Se sintió jalón fuerte (reported through EMSC)
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