Light mag. 4.0 earthquake - La Union de Isidoro Montes de Oca, Guerrero, 38 km east of Melchor Ocampo del Balsas, Mexico, on 2021-04-16 03:12:20 (Hora de México) -
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Light magnitude 4.0 earthquake at 42 km depth
16 Apr 13:07 UTC: First to report: SSN after 5 hours.
Date & time: 16 Apr 2021 08:12:20 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 2021-04-16 03:12:20 (Hora de México)
Depth: 42.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 17.97°N / 101.86°W (La Union de Isidoro Montes de Oca, Guerrero, Mexico)
Nearest volcano: Paricutín (Michoacán-Guanajuato) (174 km / 108 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
2 km (1 mi) ENE of El Chico (pop: 278) --> See nearby quakes!
26 km (16 mi) E of Petacalco (pop: 2,720) --> See nearby quakes!
35 km (22 mi) NW of Pantla (pop: 3,920) --> See nearby quakes!
38 km (23 mi) E of Guacamayas (Michoacán) (pop: 38,000) --> See nearby quakes!
38 km (24 mi) E of Melchor Ocampo del Balsas (Michoacán) (pop: 79,200) --> See nearby quakes!
39 km (24 mi) E of La Orilla (Michoacán) (pop: 20,100) --> See nearby quakes!
49 km (30 mi) NW of Ixtapa Zihuatanejo (pop: 67,400) --> See nearby quakes!
79 km (49 mi) NW of Petatlan (Petatlán) (pop: 21,700) --> See nearby quakes!
254 km (158 mi) W of Chilpancingo (pop: 187,300) --> See nearby quakes!
330 km (205 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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|4.0||42 km||37 Km Al ESTE De CD LAZARO CARDENAS, MICH, Mexico||SSN|
|4.0||42 km||GUERRERO, MEXICO||EMSC|
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