Moderate mag. 4.3 earthquake - Oaxaca, 2.8 km south of El Alacran, Santiago Pinotepa Nacional, Mexico, on Wednesday, 28 February 2018 at 18:42 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 4.3 earthquake at 21 km depth
Date & time: 28 Feb 2018 18:42:12 UTC
Depth: 21.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 16.4°N / 98.19°W (Santiago Pinotepa Nacional, Oaxaca, Mexico)
Nearby towns and cities:
3 km (2 mi) S of El Alacran (pop: 298) --> See nearby quakes!
12 km (7 mi) NE of El Ciruelo (pop: 2,220) --> See nearby quakes!
16 km (10 mi) WNW of Pinotepa Nacional (pop: 29,600) --> See nearby quakes!
20 km (12 mi) WSW of San Pedro Jicayan (pop: 4,710) --> See nearby quakes!
24 km (15 mi) S of San Juan Cacahuatepec (pop: 4,240) --> See nearby quakes!
25 km (16 mi) ESE of Cuajinicuilapa (Guerrero) (pop: 10,300) --> See nearby quakes!
40 km (25 mi) SE of Ometepec (Guerrero) (pop: 24,100) --> See nearby quakes!
41 km (26 mi) WNW of Jamiltepec (pop: 10,100) --> See nearby quakes!
173 km (107 mi) WSW of Oaxaca City (pop: 255,000) --> See nearby quakes!
351 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||21 km||OAXACA, MEXICO||EMSC|
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