Light mag. 4.0 earthquake - Offshore Michoacan, Mexico on Sunday, 9 August 2020
9 Aug 04:46 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 31 minutes.
Depth: 16.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 18.03°N / 103.5°W (Mexico)
Nearest volcano: Colima (166 km / 103 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
31 km (19 mi) SW of Maruata (pop: 600)
31 km (19 mi) SW of Colola (pop: 600)
33 km (20 mi) SW of Las Haciendas (pop: 200)
138 km (86 mi) S of Colima (pop: 127,200)
140 km (87 mi) S of Ciudad de Villa de Álvarez (pop: 117,600)
486 km (302 mi) SW of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 1010 joules (17.5 megawatt hours, equivalent to 15.1 tons of TNT) [learn more]
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|Time||Mag. / Depth||Location||Source|
|Sun, 9 Aug 04:15 UTC||M 4.0 / 16 km||Offshore Michoacan, Mexico||EMSC|
|2020-08-08 23:15:18 (Hora de México) (9 Aug 04:15:18 UTC)||M 4.0 / 16 km||90 km al SUROESTE de COALCOMAN, MICH (Mexico)||SSN|
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