Mag. 4.0 earthquake - 14 km northwest of Acapulco de Juárez, Guerrero, Mexico, on Wednesday, 20 May 2020 at 10:23 (GMT) -
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Light magnitude 4.0 earthquake at 20 km depth
20 May 10:43 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 19 minutes.
Depth: 20.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 16.93°N / 100.01°W (Luces en el Mar, Guerrero, Mexico)
Nearest volcano: Nevado de Toluca (244 km / 152 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
1 km (1 mi) NNE of Colonia Luces en el Mar (pop: 1,200) --> See nearby quakes!
12 km (7 mi) SE of Coyuca de Benitez (Coyuca de Benítez) (pop: 13,600) --> See nearby quakes!
14 km (9 mi) NW of Acapulco de Juarez (pop: 673,500) --> See nearby quakes!
54 km (34 mi) ESE of San Jeronimo de Juarez (San Jerónimo de Juárez) (pop: 7,200) --> See nearby quakes!
55 km (34 mi) SE of Atoyac de Alvarez (Atoyac de Álvarez) (pop: 21,400) --> See nearby quakes!
58 km (36 mi) WSW of Tierra Colorada (pop: 11,500) --> See nearby quakes!
68 km (42 mi) WNW of San Marcos (pop: 13,300) --> See nearby quakes!
73 km (46 mi) ESE of Técpan de Galeana (pop: 15,100) --> See nearby quakes!
87 km (54 mi) SW of Chilpancingo (pop: 187,300) --> See nearby quakes!
293 km (182 mi) SSW of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
16 km (10 mi) NW 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||20 km||Guerrero, Mexico||EMSC|
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