Mag. 4.4 earthquake - OAXACA, MEXICO, on Tuesday, 24 July 2018 at 12:48 (GMT)
Light magnitude 4.4 earthquake at 59 km depth
24 Jul 13:12 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 23 minutes.
Depth: 59.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 17.77°N / 97.81°W (Mexico)
Nearest volcano: Pico de Orizaba (151 km / 94 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
5 km (3 mi) SW of Ciudad de Huajuapan de Leon (pop: 53,000)
8 km (5 mi) NE of San Marcos Arteaga (pop: 1,060)
9 km (6 mi) NW of Santiago Cacaloxtepec (pop: 991)
18 km (11 mi) SSE of Santiago Chilixtlahuaca (pop: 1,040)
19 km (12 mi) SW of Santa María Camotlán (De Natividad) (pop: 1,580)
27 km (17 mi) WNW of Tamazulapam Villa del Progreso (Villa de Tamazulápam del Progreso) (pop: 5,030)
147 km (91 mi) SSE of Puebla City (pop: 1,434,100)
231 km (143 mi) SE of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 2.5 x 1011 joules (69.8 megawatt hours, equivalent to 60 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.4||59 km||OAXACA, MEXICO||EMSC|
|M 4.3||47 km||- 16km SW of San Vicente Coatlan, Mexico||USGS|
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