Mag. 4.0 earthquake - OAXACA, MEXICO, on Friday, 22 December 2017 at 00:43 (GMT)
Light magnitude 4.0 earthquake at 4 km depth
22 Dec 01:01 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 18 minutes.
Depth: 4.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 16.85°N / 97.7°W (Mexico)
Nearest volcano: Pico de Orizaba (247 km / 153 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
7 km (4 mi) W of Providencia (pop: 131)
16 km (10 mi) SW of Yuchicha (pop: 90)
17 km (11 mi) W of Cañada de Galicia (pop: 500)
31 km (19 mi) SE of Putla Villa de Guerrero (pop: 9,490)
32 km (20 mi) NW of Santiago Amoltepec (pop: 1,260)
47 km (29 mi) S of Heroica Ciudad de Tlaxiaco (Centro) (pop: 17,500)
107 km (66 mi) WSW of Oaxaca City (pop: 255,000)
324 km (201 mi) SSE of 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) More info
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