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Light mag. 3.7 earthquake - Guerrero, 194 km southwest of Mexico City (Ciudad de México), on 2020-09-23 01:03:48 (Hora de México)

Light mag. 3.7 earthquake - Guerrero, 194 km southwest of Mexico City (Ciudad de México), on 2020-09-23 01:03:48 (Hora de México) Light mag. 3.7 earthquake - Guerrero, 194 km southwest of Mexico City (Ciudad de México), on 2020-09-23 01:03:48 (Hora de México)

Light magnitude 3.7 earthquake at 12 km depth

23 Sep 13:00 UTC: First to report: SSN after 7 hours.

Earthquake details

Date & timeSep 23, 2020 06:03:48 UTC
Local time at epicenter2020-09-23 01:03:48 (Hora de México)
Depth12.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude18.2°N / 100.43°W (Guerrero, Mexico)
Antipode18.2°S / 79.57°E
Shaking intensityLight shaking near epicenter
Felt0 reports
Primary data sourceSSN (Servicio Sismológico Nacional)
Nearest volcanoNevado de Toluca (123 km / 76 mi)
Nearby towns and cities4 km (2 mi) NNW of La Tinaja (Santa Cruz Tinaja) (pop: 384) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
9 km (6 mi) SSW of San José Poliutla (Tlapehuala) (pop: 3,090) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
12 km (8 mi) ESE of Tlapehuala (pop: 9,330) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
13 km (8 mi) W of El Escondido (pop: 1,290) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
14 km (9 mi) WNW of El Terrero (pop: 1,490) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
20 km (13 mi) SW of Arcelia (pop: 18,700) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
24 km (15 mi) SSE of Tlalchapa (pop: 4,070) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
31 km (19 mi) SE of Ciudad Altamirano (pop: 25,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
69 km (43 mi) SE of Huetamo de Nuñez (Huetamo de Núñez, Michoacán de Ocampo) (pop: 21,900) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
194 km (120 mi) SW of Mexico (Ciudad de México) (pop: 12,294,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Estimated seismic energy released2.2 x 1010 joules (6.22 megawatt hours, equivalent to 5.35 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
3.712 km20 Km Al SUROESTE De ARCELIA, GRO, MexicoSSN


Seismic station: Morelia, Mich, MX (MOIG/MX network) | Distance from quake: 181 km / 113 mi | Show on map | Station Info
Seismic station Morelia, Mich, MX: vertical movement plot around time of quake (source: IRIS/BUD)
Seismogram (vertical component) around time of quake. Thin dotted red line indicates time of quake. Seismic waves arrive some time later, depending on distance. Source: IRIS Buffer of Uniform Data (BUD) webtool
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User reports for this quake

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There are no user reports for this quake.

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