Moderate mag. 4.1 earthquake - El Ciruelo, 0.9 km south of El Ciruelo, Mexico, on Friday, 18 May 2018 at 08:56 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 4.1 earthquake at 9 km depth
18 May 09:17 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 21 minutes.
Date & time: 18 May 2018 08:56:08 UTC
Depth: 9.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 16.31°N / 98.26°W (El Ciruelo, Oaxaca, Mexico)
Nearby towns and cities:
1 km (1 mi) SSW of El Ciruelo (pop: 2,220) --> See nearby quakes!
11 km (7 mi) NW of Corralero (pop: 1,740) --> See nearby quakes!
13 km (8 mi) E of Santo Domingo Armenta (pop: 2,580) --> See nearby quakes!
22 km (14 mi) W of Pinotepa Nacional (pop: 29,600) --> See nearby quakes!
24 km (15 mi) SE of Cuajinicuilapa (Guerrero) (pop: 10,300) --> See nearby quakes!
33 km (20 mi) WSW of Pinotepa de Don Luis (pop: 5,690) --> See nearby quakes!
45 km (28 mi) SSE of Ometepec (Guerrero) (pop: 24,100) --> See nearby quakes!
47 km (29 mi) W of Jamiltepec (pop: 10,100) --> See nearby quakes!
184 km (114 mi) WSW of Oaxaca City (pop: 255,000) --> See nearby quakes!
359 km (223 mi) SSE of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 8.9 x 1010 joules (24.8 megawatt hours, equivalent to 21.3 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.1||9 km||OAXACA, MEXICO||EMSC|
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