Mag. 4.0 earthquake - OAXACA, MEXICO, on Tuesday, 24 July 2018 at 09:56 (GMT)
Light magnitude 4.0 earthquake at 55 km depth
24 Jul 10:11 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 16 minutes.
Depth: 55.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 17.54°N / 97.86°W (Mexico)
Nearest volcano: Pico de Orizaba (177 km / 110 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
21 km (13 mi) NE of La Reforma (pop: 47)
31 km (19 mi) SSW of Ciudad de Huajuapan de Leon (pop: 53,000)
34 km (21 mi) WSW of Tamazulapam Villa del Progreso (Villa de Tamazulápam del Progreso) (pop: 5,030)
36 km (22 mi) NNW of Heroica Ciudad de Tlaxiaco (Centro) (pop: 17,500)
58 km (36 mi) N of Putla Villa de Guerrero (pop: 9,490)
76 km (47 mi) E of Tlapa de Comonfort (Tlapa) (pop: 47,000)
132 km (82 mi) WNW of Oaxaca City (pop: 255,000)
249 km (155 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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