Moderate mag. 3.8 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 6.5 km northwest of Yelapa, Jalisco, Mexico, on 2020-12-19 14:58:07 (Hora de México) -
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Moderate magnitude 3.8 earthquake at 5 km depth
20 Dec 02:00 UTC: First to report: SSN after 5 hours.
Date & time: 19 Dec 2020 20:58:07 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 2020-12-19 14:58:07 (Hora de México)
Depth: 5.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 20.52°N / 105.5°W (North Pacific Ocean, Mexico)
Nearest volcano: Mascota (71 km / 44 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
6 km (4 mi) WNW of Yelapa (pop: 727) --> See nearby quakes!
28 km (18 mi) S of Corral del Risco (Punta de Mita) (pop: 2,300) --> See nearby quakes!
30 km (19 mi) WSW of Puerto Vallarta (pop: 203,300) --> See nearby quakes!
31 km (20 mi) SSW of Bucerias (Bucerías) (pop: 13,100) --> See nearby quakes!
33 km (20 mi) SW of Mezcales (pop: 20,100) --> See nearby quakes!
38 km (23 mi) SW of Ixtapa (pop: 29,000) --> See nearby quakes!
39 km (24 mi) SW of San José del Valle (pop: 22,500) --> See nearby quakes!
46 km (29 mi) SW of San Juan de Abajo (pop: 10,400) --> See nearby quakes!
127 km (79 mi) SSW of Tepic (pop: 332,900) --> See nearby quakes!
677 km (421 mi) W 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||5 km||29 Km Al SUROESTE De PUERTO VALLARTA, JAL, Mexico||SSN|
|3.8||5 km||BAHIA DE BANDERAS, JALISCO, MEX., Mexico||EMSC|
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