Light mag. 4.0 earthquake - El Zarquito, 17 km east of Ixtapa Zihuatanejo, Mexico, on Friday, 26 Feb 2021 8:51 pm (GMT +0) -
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Light magnitude 4.0 earthquake at 53 km depth
27 Feb 02:07 UTC: First to report: SSN after 5 hours.
Date & time: 26 Feb 2021 20:51:30 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Friday, 26 Feb 2021 8:51 pm (GMT +0)
Depth: 53.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 17.69°N / 101.4°W (El Zarquito, Guerrero, Mexico)
Nearest volcano: Paricutín (Michoacán-Guanajuato) (220 km / 137 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
2 km (1 mi) WSW of Chaveta (pop: 319) --> See nearby quakes!
10 km (6 mi) NE of Colonia Aeropuerto (Zihuatanejo de Azueta) (pop: 1,620) --> See nearby quakes!
17 km (11 mi) ENE of Ixtapa Zihuatanejo (pop: 67,400) --> See nearby quakes!
22 km (14 mi) NW of Petatlan (Petatlán) (pop: 21,700) --> See nearby quakes!
26 km (16 mi) ESE of Pantla (pop: 3,920) --> See nearby quakes!
36 km (22 mi) ESE of Lagunillas (pop: 1,410) --> See nearby quakes!
54 km (34 mi) SE of La Union (pop: 3,240) --> See nearby quakes!
56 km (35 mi) NW of Papanoa (pop: 3,510) --> See nearby quakes!
201 km (125 mi) W of Chilpancingo (pop: 187,300) --> See nearby quakes!
308 km (191 mi) SW 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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|4.0||53 km||17 Km Al NORESTE De ZIHUATANEJO, GRO, Mexico||SSN|
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