2009 Guerrero earthquake

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2009 Guerrero earthquake
2009 Guerrero earthquake is located in Mexico
2009 Guerrero earthquake
Date 27 April 2009 (2009-04-27)
Magnitude 5.8
Depth 35 kilometres (22 mi)
Epicenter 17°04′N 99°23′W / 17.07°N 99.39°W / 17.07; -99.39Coordinates: 17°04′N 99°23′W / 17.07°N 99.39°W / 17.07; -99.39
Areas affected Mexico
Casualties 2

The 2009 Guerrero earthquake struck southeast of Chilpancingo, Guerrero with a moment magnitude of 5.8 Mexico on 27 April.[1] The earthquake was at a depth of 30 miles and was felt in other parts of the country's central region, including Mexico City and the states of Hidalgo, Morelos, Puebla and Veracruz. Two women died of heart attacks in the municipality of Acapulco, Guerrero, where four homes also collapsed.[2][3]

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