Light mag. 3.6 earthquake - Michoac?n, 52 km northwest of Ciudad Lázaro Cárdenas (Lázaro Cárdenas, Michoacán), Mexico, on 2020-10-21 04:25:24 (Hora de México) -
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Light magnitude 3.6 earthquake at 16 km depth
21 Oct 13:00 UTC: First to report: SSN after 4 hours.
Date & time: 21 Oct 2020 09:25:24 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 2020-10-21 04:25:24 (Hora de México)
Depth: 16.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 18.36°N / 102.5°W (Vallecito, Michoacan, Mexico)
Nearest volcano: Paricutín (Michoacán-Guanajuato) (129 km / 80 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
1 km (1 mi) ESE of La Guayabillera (pop: 14) --> See nearby quakes!
22 km (14 mi) W of Arteaga (Centro) (pop: 10,500) --> See nearby quakes!
23 km (14 mi) SW of Tumbiscatio de Ruiz (pop: 2,800) --> See nearby quakes!
43 km (26 mi) SSW of La Mira Tumbiscatio (pop: 14,500) --> See nearby quakes!
49 km (30 mi) NW of Guacamayas (pop: 38,000) --> See nearby quakes!
50 km (31 mi) NW of La Orilla (pop: 20,100) --> See nearby quakes!
52 km (32 mi) SE of Aguililla (pop: 8,800) --> See nearby quakes!
52 km (33 mi) NW of Lazaro Cardenas (pop: 79,200) --> See nearby quakes!
203 km (126 mi) SW of Morelia (pop: 597,500) --> See nearby quakes!
374 km (233 mi) WSW of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: SSN (Servicio Sismológico Nacional)
Estimated released energy: 1.6 x 1010 joules (4.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 3.79 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 3.6||16 km||40 Km Al NOROESTE De LA MIRA, MICH, Mexico||SSN|
|M 3.6||16 km||49 Km NW of Guacamayas, Mexico||EMSC|
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