Moderate mag. 4.0 earthquake - El Ciruelo, 1.4 km north of El Ciruelo, Mexico, on Sunday, 6 May 2018 at 05:43 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 4.0 earthquake at 11 km depth
Date & time: 6 May 2018 05:43:20 UTC
Depth: 11.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 16.33°N / 98.26°W (El Ciruelo, Oaxaca, Mexico)
Nearby towns and cities:
1 km (1 mi) NNW of El Ciruelo (pop: 2,220) --> See nearby quakes!
13 km (8 mi) E of Santo Domingo Armenta (pop: 2,580) --> See nearby quakes!
13 km (8 mi) NW of Corralero (pop: 1,740) --> See nearby quakes!
22 km (14 mi) W of Pinotepa Nacional (pop: 29,600) --> See nearby quakes!
23 km (14 mi) SE of Cuajinicuilapa (Guerrero) (pop: 10,300) --> See nearby quakes!
32 km (20 mi) WSW of Pinotepa de Don Luis (pop: 5,690) --> See nearby quakes!
43 km (27 mi) SSE of Ometepec (Guerrero) (pop: 24,100) --> See nearby quakes!
47 km (29 mi) W of Jamiltepec (pop: 10,100) --> See nearby quakes!
183 km (114 mi) WSW of Oaxaca City (pop: 255,000) --> See nearby quakes!
357 km (222 mi) SSE of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
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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|M 4.0||11 km||OAXACA, MEXICO||EMSC|
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