Light mag. 3.8 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 70 km west of Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco, Mexico, on 2020-12-06 15:04:19 (Hora de México) -
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Light magnitude 3.8 earthquake at 10 km depth
7 Dec 02:07 UTC: First to report: SSN after 5 hours.
Date & time: 6 Dec 2020 21:04:19 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 2020-12-06 15:04:19 (Hora de México)
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 20.8°N / 105.87°W (North Pacific Ocean, Mexico)
Nearest volcano: Mascota (110 km / 68 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
37 km (23 mi) W of Corral del Risco (Punta de Mita) (pop: 2,300) --> See nearby quakes!
49 km (30 mi) WSW of San Francisco (pop: 1,820) --> See nearby quakes!
56 km (35 mi) W of Bucerias (Bucerías) (pop: 13,100) --> See nearby quakes!
62 km (38 mi) W of Mezcales (pop: 20,100) --> See nearby quakes!
67 km (42 mi) W of San José del Valle (pop: 22,500) --> See nearby quakes!
70 km (43 mi) WNW of Puerto Vallarta (pop: 203,300) --> See nearby quakes!
70 km (43 mi) W of Ixtapa (pop: 29,000) --> See nearby quakes!
71 km (44 mi) W of San Juan de Abajo (pop: 10,400) --> See nearby quakes!
128 km (80 mi) SW of Tepic (pop: 332,900) --> See nearby quakes!
720 km (448 mi) WNW of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: SSN (Servicio Sismológico Nacional)
Estimated released energy: 3.2 x 1010 joules (8.78 megawatt hours, equivalent to 7.56 tons of TNT) More info
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|3.8||10 km||70 Km Al NOROESTE De PUERTO VALLARTA, JAL, Mexico||SSN|
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