Minor mag. 3.8 earthquake - 14 Km Al SUR De NVO S J PARANGARICUTIRO, MI, Mexico on Thursday, 15 October 2020
16 Oct 01:00 UTC: First to report: SSN after 4 hours.
Local time at epicenter: 2020-10-15 15:36:23 (Hora de México)
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 19.3°N / 102.16°W (Mexico)
Nearest volcano: Paricutín (Michoacán-Guanajuato) (23 km / 14 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
3 km (2 mi) E of Orapóndiro (pop: 100)
5 km (3 mi) W of San Martín Buenos Aires (Piedra Partida) (pop: 100)
6 km (4 mi) E of El Cortijo (pop: 100)
112 km (69 mi) SW of Morelia (pop: 592,800)
199 km (124 mi) SE of Guadalajara (pop: 1,640,600)
319 km (198 mi) W of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200)
Primary data source: SSN
Estimated released energy: 3.2 x 1010 joules (8.78 megawatt hours, equivalent to 7.56 tons of TNT) [learn more]
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|Time||Mag. / Depth||Location||Source|
|2020-10-15 15:36:23 (Hora de México) (15 Oct 20:36:23 UTC)||M 3.8 / 10 km||14 Km Al SUR De NVO S J PARANGARICUTIRO, MI, Mexico||SSN|
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