Light mag. 4.0 earthquake - Vallecito, 16 km east of El Pilon, Tumbiscatio, Michoacan, Mexico, on 2020-12-28 12:47:48 (Hora de México) -
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Light magnitude 4.0 earthquake at 31 km depth
29 Dec 02:07 UTC: First to report: SSN after 7 hours.
Date & time: 28 Dec 2020 18:47:48 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 2020-12-28 12:47:48 (Hora de México)
Depth: 31.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 18.37°N / 102.5°W (Vallecito, Michoacan, Mexico)
Nearest volcano: Paricutín (Michoacán-Guanajuato) (128 km / 80 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
1 km (1 mi) ENE of La Guayabillera (pop: 14) --> See nearby quakes!
22 km (13 mi) SW of Tumbiscatio de Ruiz (pop: 2,800) --> See nearby quakes!
22 km (14 mi) W of Arteaga (Centro) (pop: 10,500) --> See nearby quakes!
42 km (26 mi) SSW of La Mira Tumbiscatio (pop: 14,500) --> See nearby quakes!
49 km (31 mi) NW of Guacamayas (pop: 38,000) --> See nearby quakes!
51 km (31 mi) NW of La Orilla (pop: 20,100) --> See nearby quakes!
51 km (32 mi) SE of Aguililla (pop: 8,800) --> See nearby quakes!
53 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 (232 mi) WSW of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: SSN (Servicio Sismológico Nacional)
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 1010 joules (17.5 megawatt hours, equivalent to 15.1 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.0||31 km||41 Km Al NOROESTE De LA MIRA, MICH, Mexico||SSN|
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