Moderate mag. 3.8 earthquake - Morelos, 72 km southeast of Mexico City (Ciudad de México), on Wednesday, 29 April 2020 at 20:20 (GMT) -
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Moderate magnitude 3.8 earthquake at 2 km depth
29 Apr 21:22 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 1 hour and 1 minutes.
Depth: 2.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 18.84°N / 98.84°W (Yecapixtla, Morelos, Mexico)
Nearest volcano: Popocatépetl (31 km / 19 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
2 km (1 mi) SSW of Colonia Paraiso las Flores (pop: 209) --> See nearby quakes!
5 km (3 mi) SSE of Yecapixtla (pop: 16,800) --> See nearby quakes!
11 km (7 mi) ENE of Cuautla (pop: 154,400) --> See nearby quakes!
24 km (15 mi) E of Yautepec (pop: 42,700) --> See nearby quakes!
36 km (22 mi) E of Jiutepec (pop: 162,400) --> See nearby quakes!
36 km (23 mi) E of Emiliano Zapata (pop: 49,200) --> See nearby quakes!
41 km (25 mi) E of Temixco (pop: 97,800) --> See nearby quakes!
42 km (26 mi) ESE of Cuernavaca (pop: 338,700) --> See nearby quakes!
54 km (33 mi) SSE of Xochimilco (Mexico City) (pop: 407,900) --> See nearby quakes!
72 km (45 mi) SSE of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 3.2 x 1010 joules (8.78 megawatt hours, equivalent to 7.56 tons of TNT) More info
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|3.8||2 km||Morelos, Mexico||EMSC|
|3.2||24 km||22 km al NORTE de PUERTO ESCONDIDO, OAX (Mexico)||SSN|
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