Mag. 3.0 earthquake - 2.3 km southeast of El Achote, Michoacán, Mexico, on 2020-08-30 03:09:07 (Hora de México) -

Mag. 3.0 earthquake  - 2.3 km southeast of El Achote, Michoacán, Mexico, on 2020-08-30 03:09:07 (Hora de México)

Minor magnitude 3.0 earthquake at 45 km depth

30 Aug 13:07 UTC: First to report: SSN after 5 hours.
Date & time: 30 Aug 2020 08:09:07 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 2020-08-30 03:09:07 (Hora de México)
Magnitude: 3
Depth: 45.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 18.5°N / 103.39°W (Aquila, Michoacan, Mexico)
Nearest volcano: Colima (115 km / 71 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
2 km (1 mi) SSE of El Achote (Michoacán) (pop: 17) --> See nearby quakes!
3 km (2 mi) SE of El Potrero de Ostula (Michoacán) (pop: 137) --> See nearby quakes!
9 km (6 mi) N of Cobigenes (Michoacán) (pop: 85) --> See nearby quakes!
11 km (7 mi) NW of El Diezmo (Michoacán) (pop: 48) --> See nearby quakes!
21 km (13 mi) E of La Placita de Morelos (Michoacán) (pop: 1,440) --> See nearby quakes!
23 km (14 mi) N of Colola (Michoacán) (pop: 632) --> See nearby quakes!
39 km (24 mi) SW of Coalcoman de Vazquez Pallares (Centro, Michoacán) (pop: 10,800) --> See nearby quakes!
40 km (25 mi) SE of Coahuayana Viejo (Michoacán) (pop: 2,430) --> See nearby quakes!
268 km (166 mi) WSW of Morelia (Michoacán) (pop: 597,500) --> See nearby quakes!
460 km (286 mi) WSW of Mexiko (Mexico City) (pop: 12,294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: SSN (Servicio Sismológico Nacional)
Estimated released energy: 2 x 109 joules (554 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.477 tons of TNT) More info
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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 3.045 km39 Km Al SUROESTE De COALCOMAN, MICH (Mexico)SSN

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Mag. 3.0 earthquake - 2.3 km southeast of El Achote, Michoacán, Mexico, on 2020-08-30 03:09:07 (Hora de México)
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