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Light mag. 4.3 earthquake - Guerrero, 276 km southwest of Mexico City (Ciudad de México), on Tuesday, July 14, 2020 at 04:13 GMT

Light mag. 4.3 earthquake - Guerrero, 276 km southwest of Mexico City (Ciudad de México), on Tuesday, July 14, 2020 at 04:13 GMT Light mag. 4.3 earthquake - Guerrero, 276 km southwest of Mexico City (Ciudad de México), on Tuesday, July 14, 2020 at 04:13 GMT

Light magnitude 4.3 earthquake at 35 km depth

14 Jul 04:21 UTC: First to report: USGS after 9 minutes.

Earthquake details

Date & timeJul 14, 2020 04:13:01 UTC
Local time at epicenter
Depth35.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude17.76°N / 101.0674°W (Coyuca de Catalan, Guerrero, Mexico)
Antipode17.76°S / 78.933°E
Shaking intensityVery weak shaking
Felt1 report
Primary data sourceUSGS (United States Geological Survey)
Nearest volcanoNevado de Toluca (173 km / 107 mi)
Nearby towns and cities4 km (2 mi) ESE of El Puerto de las Ollas (pop: 47) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
32 km (20 mi) ESE of Vallecitos de Zaragoza (pop: 2,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
33 km (20 mi) NE of Petatlan (Petatlán) (pop: 21,700) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
48 km (30 mi) N of Papanoa (pop: 3,510) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
53 km (33 mi) ENE of Ixtapa Zihuatanejo (pop: 67,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
76 km (47 mi) NW of Técpan de Galeana (pop: 15,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
79 km (49 mi) SSW of Ciudad Altamirano (pop: 25,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
91 km (57 mi) NW of Atoyac de Alvarez (Atoyac de Álvarez) (pop: 21,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
167 km (104 mi) W of Chilpancingo de los Bravo (pop: 187,300) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
276 km (172 mi) SW of Mexico (Ciudad de México) (pop: 12,294,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Estimated seismic energy released1.8 x 1011 joules (49.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 42.5 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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4.335 kmnear the coast of Guerrero, MexicoUSGS
4.810 kmGuerrero, MexicoEMSC
4.810 km24 km al NORESTE de PETATLAN, GRO (Mexico)SSN

User reports for this quake (2)

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Ciudad de México (281.6 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Se percibió ligero movimiento de objetos colgantes (reported through our app)  
Polanco (Mexico, 271 km NE of epicenter) : Movimiento de objetos colgantes en CDMX. Sin percepción, MMI: I (reported through EMSC)  
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