Light mag. 3.7 earthquake - Zicuirán, 24 km south of Nueva Italia de Ruiz (Nueva Italia), Michoacan, Mexico, on 2020-12-19 11:39:55 (Hora de México) -
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Light magnitude 3.7 earthquake at 30 km depth
20 Dec 02:00 UTC: First to report: SSN after 8 hours.
Date & time: 19 Dec 2020 17:39:55 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 2020-12-19 11:39:55 (Hora de México)
Depth: 30.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 18.82°N / 102.03°W (Zicuirán, Michoacan, Mexico)
Nearest volcano: Paricutín (Michoacán-Guanajuato) (78 km / 48 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
10 km (6 mi) ENE of Zapote de las Cuatas (pop: 146) --> See nearby quakes!
24 km (15 mi) SSE of Nueva Italia de Ruiz (Nueva Italia) (pop: 32,500) --> See nearby quakes!
31 km (19 mi) ENE of La Mira Tumbiscatio (pop: 14,500) --> See nearby quakes!
46 km (28 mi) SE of Apatzingan (pop: 99,000) --> See nearby quakes!
55 km (34 mi) SW of Ario de Rosales (pop: 16,600) --> See nearby quakes!
66 km (41 mi) S of Uruapan (pop: 264,400) --> See nearby quakes!
89 km (55 mi) SSW of Patzcuaro (pop: 55,300) --> See nearby quakes!
97 km (60 mi) NNE of Lazaro Cardenas (pop: 79,200) --> See nearby quakes!
132 km (82 mi) SW of Morelia (pop: 597,500) --> See nearby quakes!
312 km (194 mi) WSW of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: SSN (Servicio Sismológico Nacional)
Estimated released energy: 2.2 x 1010 joules (6.22 megawatt hours, equivalent to 5.35 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 3.7||30 km||24 Km Al SURESTE De NUEVA ITALIA, MICH, Mexico||SSN|
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