Mag. 4.9 earthquake - 3 km northeast of Escolapa, Santa Maria Chimalapa, Oaxaca, Mexico, on Saturday, 9 September 2017 at 00:01 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.9 earthquake at 101 km depth
9 Sep 00:22 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 21 minutes.
Depth: 101.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 16.86°N / 94.73°W (Santa Maria Chimalapa, Oaxaca, Mexico)
Nearest volcano: El Chichón (169 km / 105 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
3 km (2 mi) NE of Escolapa (pop: 225) --> See nearby quakes!
7 km (4 mi) SW of Santa Maria Chimalapa (pop: 2,540) --> See nearby quakes!
16 km (10 mi) N of San Miguel Chimalapa (pop: 1,440) --> See nearby quakes!
33 km (21 mi) E of Matias Romero (Matías Romero Avendaño) (pop: 18,900) --> See nearby quakes!
52 km (32 mi) NE of Ixtepec (pop: 25,400) --> See nearby quakes!
56 km (35 mi) NNE of Juchitan de Zaragoza (pop: 74,800) --> See nearby quakes!
81 km (50 mi) NE of Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (Tehuantepec) (pop: 42,100) --> See nearby quakes!
91 km (56 mi) NNE of Salina Cruz (pop: 76,600) --> See nearby quakes!
213 km (133 mi) E of Oaxaca City (pop: 255,000) --> See nearby quakes!
546 km (339 mi) ESE of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 1.4 x 1012 joules (392 megawatt hours, equivalent to 338 tons of TNT) More info
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