Mag. 4.0 earthquake - 24 km west of Acapulco de Juárez, Guerrero, Mexico, on Thursday, 7 May 2020 at 09:17 (GMT) -
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Light magnitude 4.0 earthquake at 5 km depth
7 May 09:34 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 17 minutes.
Depth: 5.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 16.91°N / 100.13°W (North Pacific Ocean, Mexico)
Nearest volcano: Nevado de Toluca (248 km / 154 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
5 km (3 mi) S of Playa Azul (pop: 247) --> See nearby quakes!
12 km (7 mi) SSW of Coyuca de Benitez (Coyuca de Benítez) (pop: 13,600) --> See nearby quakes!
18 km (11 mi) WSW of Bajos del Ejido (pop: 6,170) --> See nearby quakes!
24 km (15 mi) SW of Tixtlancingo (pop: 3,640) --> See nearby quakes!
24 km (15 mi) WNW of Acapulco de Juarez (pop: 673,500) --> See nearby quakes!
44 km (28 mi) SE of San Jeronimo de Juarez (San Jerónimo de Juárez) (pop: 7,200) --> See nearby quakes!
46 km (29 mi) SE of Atoyac de Alvarez (Atoyac de Álvarez) (pop: 21,400) --> See nearby quakes!
63 km (39 mi) ESE of Técpan de Galeana (pop: 15,100) --> See nearby quakes!
70 km (44 mi) WSW of Tierra Colorada (pop: 11,500) --> See nearby quakes!
299 km (186 mi) SSW of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
26 km (16 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||5 km||Offshore Guerrero, Mexico||EMSC|
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