Weak mag. 2.9 earthquake - Acapulco de Juarez, 17 km southwest of Tierra Colorada, Mexico, on 2021-05-08 13:19:21 (Hora de México) -
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Weak magnitude 2.9 earthquake at 36 km depth
9 May 01:07 UTC: First to report: SSN after 7 hours.
Local time at epicenter: 2021-05-08 13:19:21 (Hora de México)
Depth: 36.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 17.03°N / 99.61°W (Acapulco de Juarez, Guerrero, Mexico)
Nearest volcano: Nevado de Toluca (232 km / 144 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
1 km (1 mi) SSE of Colonia Guerrero (Los Guajes) (pop: 910) --> See nearby quakes!
14 km (8 mi) SE of Xaltianguis (Centro) (pop: 6,970) --> See nearby quakes!
16 km (10 mi) W of La Mesa (pop: 2,690) --> See nearby quakes!
17 km (11 mi) SSW of Tierra Colorada (pop: 11,500) --> See nearby quakes!
18 km (11 mi) ENE of Kilometro 30 (Centro) (pop: 6,300) --> See nearby quakes!
22 km (14 mi) N of Campanario (pop: 1,210) --> See nearby quakes!
24 km (15 mi) NNE of Amatillo (pop: 3,300) --> See nearby quakes!
25 km (15 mi) NE of El Salto (pop: 1,450) --> See nearby quakes!
59 km (37 mi) S of Chilpancingo (pop: 187,300) --> See nearby quakes!
272 km (169 mi) S of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: SSN (Servicio Sismológico Nacional)
Estimated released energy: 1.4 x 109 joules (392 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.338 tons of TNT) More info
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|2.9||36 km||35 Km Al NOROESTE De SAN MARCOS, GRO, Mexico||SSN|
User reports for this quakeAt magnitude 2.9, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.