Moderate mag. 3.8 earthquake - 24 km southeast of Acapulco, Guerrero, Mexico, on Wednesday, Oct 20, 2021 1:12 pm (GMT -5) -
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Moderate magnitude 3.8 earthquake at 5 km depth
21 Oct 01:00 UTC: First to report: SSN after 7 hours.
Local time at epicenter: Wednesday, Oct 20, 2021 1:12 pm (GMT -5)
Depth: 5.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 16.73°N / 99.72°W (Acapulco de Juarez, Guerrero, Mexico)
Antipode: 16.73°S / 80.28°E
Nearby towns and cities:
2 km (1 mi) WNW of Cacahuate (pop: 72) --> See nearby quakes!
10 km (6 mi) S of San Pedro las Playas (pop: 4,290) --> See nearby quakes!
12 km (7 mi) W of Lomas de Chapultepec (pop: 2,170) --> See nearby quakes!
24 km (15 mi) ESE of Acapulco (pop: 673,500) --> See nearby quakes!
30 km (19 mi) SSE of Kilometro 30 (Centro) (pop: 6,300) --> See nearby quakes!
36 km (22 mi) WSW of San Marcos (pop: 13,300) --> See nearby quakes!
50 km (31 mi) SE of Coyuca de Benitez (Coyuca de Benítez) (pop: 13,600) --> See nearby quakes!
94 km (58 mi) SSW of Chilpancingo de los Bravo (pop: 187,300) --> See nearby quakes!
307 km (191 mi) S of Mexico (Ciudad de México) (pop: 12,294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: SSN (Servicio Sismológico Nacional)
Estimated released energy: 3.2 x 1010 joules (8.78 megawatt hours, equivalent to 7.56 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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|3.8||5 km||Mexico: 25 Km Al SURESTE De ACAPULCO, GRO||SSN|
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