Mag. 4.0 earthquake - 23 km east of Acapulco de Juárez, Guerrero, Mexico, on Thursday, 13 August 2020 at 16:55 (GMT) -
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Light magnitude 4.0 earthquake at 8 km depth
13 Aug 17:13 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 18 minutes.
Depth: 8.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 16.77°N / 99.71°W (Acapulco de Juarez, Guerrero, Mexico)
Nearby towns and cities:
2 km (1 mi) SSW of Candelilla (Las Palmitas) (pop: 237) --> See nearby quakes!
3 km (2 mi) S of El Arenal (pop: 1000) --> See nearby quakes!
12 km (8 mi) WNW of Lomas de Chapultepec (pop: 2,170) --> See nearby quakes!
12 km (8 mi) SE of Tuncingo (Acapulco de Juárez) (pop: 2,570) --> See nearby quakes!
14 km (8 mi) SSW of La Concepcion (pop: 1,470) --> See nearby quakes!
22 km (14 mi) W of El Cortés (San Marcos) (pop: 1,240) --> See nearby quakes!
23 km (14 mi) ESE of Acapulco de Juarez (pop: 673,500) --> See nearby quakes!
26 km (16 mi) SSE of Kilometro 30 (Centro) (pop: 6,300) --> See nearby quakes!
34 km (21 mi) W of San Marcos (pop: 13,300) --> See nearby quakes!
302 km (188 mi) S of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
22 km (14 mi) ESE 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||8 km||Guerrero, Mexico||EMSC|
|M 4.0||8 km||23 km al SURESTE de ACAPULCO, GRO (Mexico)||SSN|
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