Weak mag. 2.8 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, Mexico, on Wednesday, Jan 19, 2022 at 12:50 pm (GMT -6) -
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Weak magnitude 2.8 earthquake at 19 km depth
20 Jan 02:21 UTC: First to report: SSN after 8 hours.
Local time at epicenter: Wednesday, Jan 19, 2022 at 12:50 pm (GMT -6)
Depth: 19.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 16.85°N / 100.07°W (North Pacific Ocean, Mexico)
Antipode: 16.85°S / 79.93°E
Nearby towns and cities:
10 km (6 mi) SW of Colonia Luces en el Mar (pop: 1,200) --> See nearby quakes!
17 km (11 mi) W of Acapulco (pop: 673,500) --> See nearby quakes!
18 km (11 mi) S of Coyuca de Benitez (Coyuca de Benítez) (pop: 13,600) --> See nearby quakes!
20 km (12 mi) SW of Valle del Rio (Valle del Río) (pop: 1,430) --> See nearby quakes!
25 km (16 mi) WSW of Joyas de San Agustin (pop: 10) --> See nearby quakes!
28 km (17 mi) SE of El Papayo (pop: 2,250) --> See nearby quakes!
29 km (18 mi) SW of Platanillo (pop: 1,780) --> See nearby quakes!
304 km (189 mi) SSW of Mexico (pop: 12,294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: SSN (Servicio Sismológico Nacional)
Estimated released energy: 1 x 109 joules (278 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.239 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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|2.8||19 km||Mexico: 17 Km Al SUR De COYUCA DE BENITEZ, GRO||SSN|
User reports for this quakeAt magnitude 2.8, 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.