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Light mag. 4.0 earthquake - Offshore Michoacan, Mexico on Tuesday, 15 September 2020

Light mag. 4.0 earthquake  - Offshore Michoacan, Mexico on Tuesday, 15 September 2020
15 Sep 10:07 UTC: Premier à signaler: EMSC après 20 minutes.
Date & time: Tuesday, 15 September 2020 09:47 UTC
Magnitude: 4.0
Depth: 16.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 17.49°N / 103.35°W (Mexique)
Nearest volcano: Colima (227 km / 141 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
84 km SW de Cuilala de Hidalgo (pop: 200)
84 km S de Chocola (pop: 100)
84 km SW de Pichilinguillo (pop: 100)
131 km SW de Ciudad Lázaro Cárdenas (pop: 84,000)
200 km SE de Colima (pop: 127,200)
495 km SW de Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 1010 joules (17.5 megawatt hours, equivalent to 15.1 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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HeureMag. / DepthLocationSource
Tue, 15 Sep 09:47 UTCM 4.0 / 16 kmOffshore Michoacan, MexicoEMSC
2020-09-15 04:47:04 (Hora de México) (15 Sep 09:47:04 UTC)M 4.0 / 16 km124 Km Al SUROESTE De LA MIRA, MICH (Mexico)SSN

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Deer Park, Texas USA / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / vibration and rolling / 10-15 s : Tremor happened while I was asleep. Strong enough tremor to awaken me. It sure isn't the first time. This started happening from time to time about 8 years ago.

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Light mag. 4.0 earthquake - Offshore Michoacan, Mexico on Tuesday, 15 September 2020

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