Light mag. 4.2 earthquake - 47 km northwest of Chilpancingo de los Bravo, Guerrero, Mexico, on Saturday, Jun 18, 2022 at 3:04 pm (GMT -5) -

Light mag. 4.2 earthquake - 47 km northwest of Chilpancingo de los Bravo, Guerrero, Mexico, on Saturday, Jun 18, 2022 at 3:04 pm (GMT -5) Light mag. 4.2 earthquake - 47 km northwest of Chilpancingo de los Bravo, Guerrero, Mexico, on Saturday, Jun 18, 2022 at 3:04 pm (GMT -5)

Light magnitude 4.2 earthquake at 60 km depth

18 Jun 20:21 UTC: First to report: SSN after 17 minutes.
Update Sat, 18 Jun 2022, 20:27
Moderate tremor of magnitude 4.2 just reported 47 km northwest of Chilpancingo de los Bravo, Mexico
4.2 quake 18 Jun 3:04 pm (GMT -5)
4.2 quake 18 Jun 3:04 pm (GMT -5)
A moderately shallow magnitude 4.2 earthquake was reported early afternoon near Chilpancingo de los Bravo, Guerrero, Mexico.
According to Mexico's National Seismological Service (SSN), the quake hit on Saturday, June 18th, 2022, at 3:04 pm local time at a moderately shallow depth of 60 km. The exact magnitude, epicenter, and depth of the quake might be revised within the next few hours or minutes as seismologists review data and refine their calculations, or as other agencies issue their report.
A second report was later issued by the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC), which listed it as a magnitude 4.2 earthquake as well.
Towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include La Yerbabuena (pop. 140) located 2 km from the epicenter, Tlacotepec (pop. 6,800) 13 km away, Chichihualco (pop. 10,700) 25 km away, Apaxtla de Castrejon (pop. 7,000) 38 km away, Zumpango del Rio (pop. 24,700) 39 km away, Chilpancingo de los Bravo (pop. 187,300) 47 km away, Tixtla de Guerrero (pop. 22,800) 55 km away, Teloloapan (pop. 23,500) 63 km away, and Iguala de la Independencia (pop. 118,500) 69 km away.

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Earthquake data

Earthquake details

Date & timeJun 18, 2022 20:04:09 UTC -
Local time at epicenterSaturday, Jun 18, 2022 at 3:04 pm (GMT -5)
StatusConfirmed
Magnitude4.2
Depth60.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude17.8°N / 99.86°W (General Heliodoro Castillo, Guerrero, Mexico)
Antipode17.8°S / 80.14°E
Shaking intensityWeak shaking near epicenter
Felt0 reports
Primary data sourceSSN (Servicio Sismológico Nacional)
Nearest volcanoNevado de Toluca (146 km / 91 mi)
Nearby towns and cities2 km (1 mi) SSW of La Yerbabuena (pop: 140) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
13 km (8 mi) E of Tlacotepec (pop: 6,850) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
39 km (24 mi) WNW of Zumpango del Rio (Zumpango del Río) (pop: 24,700) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
47 km (29 mi) NW of Chilpancingo de los Bravo (pop: 187,300) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
55 km (34 mi) WNW of Tixtla de Guerrero (pop: 22,800) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
63 km (39 mi) S of Teloloapan (Centro) (pop: 23,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
69 km (43 mi) SSW of Iguala de la Independencia (pop: 118,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
197 km (122 mi) SSW of Mexico (Ciudad de México) (pop: 12,294,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeBroken Clouds 25.2°C (77 F), humidity: 49%, wind: 1 m/s (3 kts) from N
Estimated seismic energy released1.3 x 1011 joules (35 megawatt hours, equivalent to 30.1 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
Mag.DepthLocationSource
4.260 kmMexico: 39 Km Al NOROESTE De ZUMPANGO DEL RIO, GROSSN
4.260 kmGUERRERO, MEXICOEMSC

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