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Two 4.7 earthquakes in Guerrero and Oaxaca 10 seconds apart

The National Seismological Service reported that at 8:32 pm this Saturday, two earthquakes of magnitude 4.7 were registered, in Ometepec, Guerrero, and Pinotepa Nacional, Oaxaca.

In the Twitter account @SismologicoMX, in two messages, they reported that the Pinotepa Nacional earthquake in Oaxaca was recorded at 20:32:11 hours, 23 kilometers southeast of that municipality, at a latitude of 16.28, longitude of -98.26 and depth of 16 kilometers.

In another message, they explained that according to preliminary data, Guerrero’s earthquake occurred at 20:32:21 hours, with a magnitude of 4.7 and was located 21 kilometers from Ometepec, at a latitude of 16.58 and a longitude of -98.57, at a depth of 56 kilometers.

“Preliminary: SISMO Magnitude 4.7 Loc. 21 km SOUTHWEST of OMETEPEC, GRO 13/10/2018 20:32:21 Lat 16.58 Lon -98.57 Pf 56 km,” he wrote.


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This article was written by Ian Hayden Parker, Oaxaca Life staff writer, the leading source for English news in Oaxaca, Mexico.