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Terremoto moderado mag. 4.5 - 29 km N of Acapulco, Guerrero, Mexico, martes, 24 may 2022 14:04 (GMT -5) -

Terremoto moderado mag. 4.5 - 29 km N of Acapulco, Guerrero, Mexico, martes, 24 may 2022 14:04 (GMT -5) Terremoto moderado mag. 4.5 - 29 km N of Acapulco, Guerrero, Mexico, martes, 24 may 2022 14:04 (GMT -5)

Terremoto moderado magnitud 4.5 a 2 km de profundidad

24 May 19:08 UTC: Primero en informar: VolcanoDiscovery después de 4 minutos.
24 May 19:28: Ahora usando una nueva fuente de datos: SSN
Update Tue, 24 May 2022, 19:37
Moderate magnitude 4.5 quake hits 29 km north of Acapulco, Mexico early afternoon
4.5 quake 24 May 2:04 pm (GMT -5)
4.5 quake 24 May 2:04 pm (GMT -5)
An earthquake of magnitude 4.5 occurred early afternoon on Tuesday, May 24th, 2022, at 2:04 pm local time near Acapulco, Acapulco de Juárez, Guerrero, Mexico, as reported by Mexico's National Seismological Service (SSN).
According to preliminary data, the quake was located at a very shallow depth of 2 km. Shallow earthquakes are felt more strongly than deeper ones as they are closer to the surface. Magnitude and other quake parameters can still change in the coming hours as the agency continues to process seismic data.
A second report was later issued by the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC), which listed it as a magnitude 4.5 earthquake as well.
Based on the preliminary seismic data, the quake should have been widely felt by almost everyone in the area of the epicenter. It might have caused light to moderate damage.
Moderate shaking probably occurred in Pueblo Viejo (pop. 1,500) located 3 km from the epicenter, and Tixtlancingo (pop. 3,600) 6 km away.
In Platanillo (pop. 1,800) located 7 km from the epicenter, Bajos del Ejido (pop. 6,200) 17 km away, and Coyuca de Benitez (pop. 13,600) 18 km away, the quake should have been felt as light shaking.
Weak shaking might have been felt in Kilometro 30 (pop. 6,300) located 23 km from the epicenter, Acapulco (pop. 673,500) 29 km away, and Atoyac de Alvarez (pop. 21,400) 51 km away.
Other towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Chilpancingo de los Bravo (pop. 187,300) located 69 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 hora24 May 2022 19:04:34 UTC -
Hora local en el epicentromartes, 24 may 2022 14:04 (GMT -5)
Prof.2.0 km
Epicentro latitud / longitud17.11°N / 99.96°W (Estado de Guerrero, México)
Antipode17.11°S / 80.04°E
Intensidad del temblorTemblor ligero
Sentido7 informes
Fuente primaria de datosSSN (Servicio Sismológico Nacional)
Volcán mas cercanoNevado de Toluca (223 km / 139 mi)
Lugares cercanos3 km al ENE de Pueblo Viejo (pop: 1,540) | En el mapa | Sismos cercanos
17 km al N de Bajos del Ejido (pop: 6,170) | En el mapa | Sismos cercanos
18 km al NE de Coyuca de Benitez (Coyuca de Benítez) (pop: 13,600) | En el mapa | Sismos cercanos
23 km al ONO de Kilometro 30 (Centro) (pop: 6,300) | En el mapa | Sismos cercanos
29 km al N de Acapulco (pop: 673,500) | En el mapa | Sismos cercanos
51 km al ESE de Atoyac de Alvarez (Atoyac de Álvarez) (pop: 21,400) | En el mapa | Sismos cercanos
69 km al SO de Chilpancingo de los Bravo (pop: 187,300) | En el mapa | Sismos cercanos
272 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 28.7°C (84 F), humidity: 51%, wind: 4 m/s (7 kts) from SW
Energía sísmica estimada liberada3.5 x 1011 joules (98.6 MWh, equivalente a 84.8 toneladas de TNT) | about seismic energy
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Colonia Luces en el Mar, Coyuca de Benítez, Guerrero (21.8 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s : It was a good one. Started with a huge bang and then some good shaking on the ground floor. My guests for lunch ran for the exits. We had been waiting for this as for about 4 weeks there was nothing. A few small after shocks we noticed. Didn’t realise i | One user found this interesting.  
ACAPULCO DE JUAREZ (26.8 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 1-2 s
Acapulco (32.3 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III)
ACAPULCO (17.8 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / very short : weak shaking  
Colonia Alborada, Acapulco de Juárez, Guerrero (30.2 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / single lateral shake / 1-2 s : Was on couch. A moment before I heard something and then the house shook as it rolled by. (reported through our app)  
Cayaco Acapulco (34 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : For a few seconds  
Ciudad de mexico / Light shaking (MMI IV)
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