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Terremoto moderado mag. 4.8 - Mexico: 6 Km Al SUROESTE De ACAPULCO, GRO, viernes, 18 mar 2022 13:53 (GMT -6) -

Terremoto moderado mag. 4.8 - Mexico: 6 Km Al SUROESTE De ACAPULCO, GRO, viernes, 18 mar 2022 13:53 (GMT -6) Terremoto moderado mag. 4.8 - Mexico: 6 Km Al SUROESTE De ACAPULCO, GRO, viernes, 18 mar 2022 13:53 (GMT -6)

Terremoto moderado magnitud 4.8 a 22 km de profundidad

18 Mar 19:58 UTC: Primero en informar: VolcanoDiscovery después de 5 minutos.
18 Mar 20:28: Ahora usando una nueva fuente de datos: SSN
Update Fri, 18 Mar 2022, 20:33
Magnitude 4.8 earthquake strikes near Acapulco, Acapulco de Juárez, Guerrero, Mexico
4.8 quake 18 Mar 1:53 pm (GMT -6)
4.8 quake 18 Mar 1:53 pm (GMT -6)
Mexico's National Seismological Service (SSN) reported a magnitude 4.8 quake in Mexico near Acapulco, Acapulco de Juárez, Guerrero, 39 minutes ago. The earthquake hit around noon on Friday, March 18th, 2022, at 1:53 pm local time at a shallow depth of 22 km. Magnitude and other quake parameters can still change in the coming hours as the agency continues to process seismic data.
Based on the preliminary seismic data, the quake was probably felt by many people in the area of the epicenter. It should not have caused significant damage, other than objects falling from shelves, broken windows, etc.
In Acapulco (pop. 673,500) located 4 km from the epicenter, Bajos del Ejido (pop. 6,200) 13 km away, and Tres Palos (pop. 5,000) 18 km away, the quake should have been felt as light shaking.
Weak shaking might have been felt in Coyuca de Benitez (pop. 13,600) located 23 km from the epicenter, Atoyac de Alvarez (pop. 21,400) 65 km away, Técpan de Galeana (pop. 15,100) 83 km away, Chilpancingo de los Bravo (pop. 187,300) 91 km away, and Ayutla de los Libres (pop. 15,400) 92 km away.
Other towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Tixtla de Guerrero (pop. 22,800) located 99 km from the epicenter.
VolcanoDiscovery will automatically update magnitude and depth if these change and follow up if other significant news about the quake become available. If you're in the area, please send us your experience through our reporting mechanism, either online or via our mobile app. This will help us provide more first-hand updates to anyone around the globe who wants to know more about this quake.

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Earthquake data

Detalles del terremoto

Fecha y hora18 Mar 2022 19:53:51 UTC -
Hora local en el epicentroviernes, 18 mar 2022 13:53 (GMT -6)
StatusConfirmado
Magnitud4.8
Prof.22.0 km
Epicentro latitud / longitud16.85°N / 99.95°W (México)
Antipode16.85°S / 80.05°E
Intensidad del temblorTemblor ligero
Sentido16 informes
Fuente primaria de datosSSN (Servicio Sismológico Nacional)
Lugares cercanos4 km al O de Acapulco (pop: 673,500) | En el mapa | Sismos cercanos
13 km al S de Bajos del Ejido (pop: 6,170) | En el mapa | Sismos cercanos
18 km al O de Tres Palos (pop: 5,000) | En el mapa | Sismos cercanos
23 km al SE de Coyuca de Benitez (Coyuca de Benítez) (pop: 13,600) | En el mapa | Sismos cercanos
65 km al SE de Atoyac de Alvarez (Atoyac de Álvarez) (pop: 21,400) | En el mapa | Sismos cercanos
83 km al ESE de Técpan de Galeana (pop: 15,100) | En el mapa | Sismos cercanos
91 km al SSO de Chilpancingo de los Bravo (pop: 187,300) | En el mapa | Sismos cercanos
92 km al O de Ayutla de los Libres (pop: 15,400) | En el mapa | Sismos cercanos
99 km al SO de Tixtla de Guerrero (pop: 22,800) | En el mapa | Sismos cercanos
300 km al SSO de Ciudad de México (pop: 12,294,200) | En el mapa | Sismos cercanos
Tiempo en el epicentro en el momento del sismoOvercast Clouds 28°C (82 F), humidity: 55%, wind: 5 m/s (10 kts) from WSW
Energía sísmica estimada liberada1 x 1012 joules (278 MWh, equivalente a 239 toneladas de 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.
RevistaProf.UbicaciónFuente
4.822 kmMexico: 6 Km Al SUROESTE De ACAPULCO, GROSSN
4.360 kmGUERRERO, MEXICOEMSC
4.461 kmGuerrero, MexicoUSGS
4.461 kmGuerrero, MexicoRaspberryShake
4.456 kmNear Coast of Guerrero, MexicoGFZ

User reports for this quake (20)

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Acapulco, Guerrero (16.1 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 1-2 s : Working on laptop in living room when something like thunder sounded, then the floor starting shaking | One user found this interesting.  
acapulco (11.5 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : i was on the beach and i just felt some shaking | 2 users found this interesting.  
Acapulco (14.3 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : Tardo unos segundos | 2 users found this interesting.  
Coyuca de Benitez, Guerrero (22.7 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s : sitting in the car and it was a double hit. first was mild the second fairly strong and shook the car sidewise like it was hit by another car. thought I was imaging things until people moved outside and clearly scared.  
Ciudad de México / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Movimiento ligero de objetos colgantes | One user found this interesting. (reported through our app)  
Las Playas, Acapulco / Light shaking (MMI IV) / vertical swinging (up and down) / 2-5 s : Heart steering rumble before it got here | One user found this interesting.  
Acapulco, Guerrero (5.5 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : Very strong short quake  
Acapulco, Guerrero (5.5 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : Very strong short quake  
Colonia Alborada, Acapulco de Juárez, Guerrero (10.5 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 2-5 s
Acapulco, Guerrero (5.5 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : Very strong short quake  
Acapulco, Guerrero (7.6 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / vibration and rolling / 2-5 s
Acapulco (7.9 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Acapulco de Juárez (13.5 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Me espante  
ciudad de mexico (292 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / not felt
Acapulco (69 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Tultepec / not felt (reported through our app)
México city / not felt (reported through our app)
Renacimiento guerrero / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
Acapulco / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s
Cuernavaca / not felt
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