Light mag. 3.6 earthquake - 16 km southeast of Acapulco, Guerrero, Mexico, on Wednesday, Oct 20, 2021 1:42 pm (GMT -5) -
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Light magnitude 3.6 earthquake at 12 km depth
21 Oct 01:00 UTC: First to report: SSN after 6 hours.
Local time at epicenter: Wednesday, Oct 20, 2021 1:42 pm (GMT -5)
Depth: 12.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 16.78°N / 99.78°W (Acapulco de Juarez, Guerrero, Mexico)
Antipode: 16.78°S / 80.22°E
Nearby towns and cities:
2 km (1 mi) SSE of Fraccionamiento Campestre de la Laguna (pop: 163) --> See nearby quakes!
13 km (8 mi) WSW of Amatillo (pop: 3,300) --> See nearby quakes!
16 km (10 mi) ESE of Acapulco (pop: 673,500) --> See nearby quakes!
24 km (15 mi) S of Kilometro 30 (Centro) (pop: 6,300) --> See nearby quakes!
29 km (18 mi) SE of Bajos del Ejido (pop: 6,170) --> See nearby quakes!
41 km (26 mi) SE of Coyuca de Benitez (Coyuca de Benítez) (pop: 13,600) --> See nearby quakes!
42 km (26 mi) W of San Marcos (pop: 13,300) --> See nearby quakes!
91 km (56 mi) SSW of Chilpancingo de los Bravo (pop: 187,300) --> See nearby quakes!
303 km (188 mi) SSW of Mexico (Ciudad de México) (pop: 12,294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: SSN (Servicio Sismológico Nacional)
Estimated released energy: 1.6 x 1010 joules (4.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 3.79 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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|3.6||12 km||Mexico: 17 Km Al SURESTE De ACAPULCO, GRO||SSN|
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