Light mag. 4.2 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 9.7 km south of Llano Grande, Santiago Tapextla, Mexico, on Saturday, 27 January 2018 at 00:02 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.2 earthquake at 29 km depth
Date & time: 27 Jan 2018 00:02:11 UTC
Depth: 29.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 16.22°N / 98.42°W (North Pacific Ocean, Mexico)
Nearby towns and cities:
9 km (6 mi) SW of Callejon de Romulo (pop: 494) --> See nearby quakes!
14 km (9 mi) SSE of Santiago Tepextla (pop: 1,420) --> See nearby quakes!
21 km (13 mi) WSW of El Ciruelo (pop: 2,220) --> See nearby quakes!
24 km (15 mi) SSE of San Nicolas (pop: 3,270) --> See nearby quakes!
25 km (15 mi) W of Corralero (pop: 1,740) --> See nearby quakes!
28 km (18 mi) S of Cuajinicuilapa (pop: 10,300) --> See nearby quakes!
41 km (26 mi) WSW of Pinotepa Nacional (pop: 29,600) --> See nearby quakes!
52 km (32 mi) S of Ometepec (pop: 24,100) --> See nearby quakes!
64 km (40 mi) W of Jamiltepec (pop: 10,100) --> See nearby quakes!
365 km (227 mi) SSE of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 1011 joules (35 megawatt hours, equivalent to 30.1 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.2||29 km||OFFSHORE OAXACA, MEXICO||EMSC|
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