Moderate mag. 4.3 earthquake - 4.2 km west of San José Estancia Grande, Oaxaca, Mexico, on Tuesday, 22 August 2017 at 23:20 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 4.3 earthquake at 16 km depth
22 Aug 23:38 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 18 minutes.
Date & time: 22 Aug 2017 23:20:54 UTC
Depth: 16.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 16.37°N / 98.29°W (San José Estancia Grande, Oaxaca, Mexico)
Nearby towns and cities:
4 km (3 mi) W of San José Estancia Grande (pop: 960) --> See nearby quakes!
9 km (6 mi) S of Santa Maria Cortijo (pop: 1,080) --> See nearby quakes!
10 km (6 mi) ENE of Santo Domingo Armenta (pop: 2,580) --> See nearby quakes!
18 km (11 mi) SE of Cuajinicuilapa (Guerrero) (pop: 10,300) --> See nearby quakes!
26 km (16 mi) W of Pinotepa Nacional (pop: 29,600) --> See nearby quakes!
31 km (19 mi) SSW of San Juan Cacahuatepec (pop: 4,240) --> See nearby quakes!
34 km (21 mi) W of Pinotepa de Don Luis (pop: 5,690) --> See nearby quakes!
38 km (23 mi) SSE of Ometepec (Guerrero) (pop: 24,100) --> See nearby quakes!
184 km (114 mi) WSW of Oaxaca City (pop: 255,000) --> See nearby quakes!
352 km (218 mi) SSE of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 1.8 x 1011 joules (49.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 42.5 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.3||16 km||OAXACA, MEXICO||EMSC|
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