Moderate mag. 3.9 earthquake - El Muleto, 17 km west of Arteaga (Centro), Michoacan, Mexico, on 2020-12-07 16:32:12 (Hora de México) -
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Moderate magnitude 3.9 earthquake at 5 km depth
8 Dec 02:00 UTC: First to report: SSN after 3 hours.
Date & time: 7 Dec 2020 22:32:12 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 2020-12-07 16:32:12 (Hora de México)
Depth: 5.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 18.32°N / 102.45°W (El Muleto, Michoacan, Mexico)
Nearest volcano: Paricutín (Michoacán-Guanajuato) (132 km / 82 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
4 km (2 mi) NNE of Los Pozos (pop: 15) --> See nearby quakes!
17 km (11 mi) WSW of Arteaga (Centro) (pop: 10,500) --> See nearby quakes!
24 km (15 mi) SSW of Tumbiscatio de Ruiz (pop: 2,800) --> See nearby quakes!
42 km (26 mi) NW of Guacamayas (pop: 38,000) --> See nearby quakes!
43 km (27 mi) NW of La Orilla (pop: 20,100) --> See nearby quakes!
44 km (27 mi) SSW of La Mira Tumbiscatio (pop: 14,500) --> See nearby quakes!
46 km (28 mi) NNW of Lazaro Cardenas (pop: 79,200) --> See nearby quakes!
59 km (36 mi) SE of Aguililla (pop: 8,800) --> See nearby quakes!
203 km (126 mi) SW of Morelia (pop: 597,500) --> See nearby quakes!
371 km (230 mi) WSW of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: SSN (Servicio Sismológico Nacional)
Estimated released energy: 4.5 x 1010 joules (12.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 10.7 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 3.9||5 km||34 Km Al NOROESTE De LA MIRA, MICH, Mexico||SSN|
|M 3.9||5 km||MICHOACAN, MEXICO||EMSC|
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