Moderate mag. 4.5 earthquake - 2.4 km northwest of La Victoria, Santa Cruz Itundujia, Oaxaca, Mexico, on 2018-08-16 10:15:36 -06:00

Moderate mag. 4.5 earthquake - 2.4 km northwest of La Victoria, Santa Cruz Itundujia, Oaxaca, Mexico, on 2018-08-16 10:15:36 -06:00

Moderate magnitude 4.5 earthquake at 32 km depth

16 Aug 16:48 UTC: First to report: USGS after 32 minutes.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 189.0 to 31.8 km.
Date & time: 16 Aug 2018 16:15:36 UTC
Local time at epicenter: 2018-08-16 10:15:36 -06:00
Magnitude: 4.5
Depth: 31.8 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 16.7531°N / 97.7716°W (Santa Cruz Itundujia, Oaxaca, Mexico)
Nearest volcano: Pico de Orizaba (136 km / 85 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
2 km (1 mi) NW of La Victoria (pop: 330) --> See nearby quakes!
35 km (22 mi) SSE of Putla Villa de Guerrero (pop: 10,900) --> See nearby quakes!
36 km (22 mi) ENE of San Pedro Amuzgos (pop: 4,930) --> See nearby quakes!
38 km (24 mi) NNE of San Juan Colorado (pop: 5,560) --> See nearby quakes!
53 km (33 mi) N of Jamiltepec (pop: 10,100) --> See nearby quakes!
55 km (34 mi) NNE of Pinotepa Nacional (pop: 29,600) --> See nearby quakes!
58 km (36 mi) S of Heroica Ciudad de Tlaxiaco (Centro) (pop: 17,500) --> See nearby quakes!
68 km (42 mi) E of Ometepec (Guerrero) (pop: 24,100) --> See nearby quakes!
117 km (73 mi) WSW of Oaxaca City (pop: 255,000) --> See nearby quakes!
330 km (205 mi) SSE of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 3.5 x 1011 joules (98.6 megawatt hours, equivalent to 84.8 tons of TNT) More info
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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 4.532 km- 22km E of Santa Maria Zacatepec, MexicoUSGS

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