Light mag. 4.2 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 19 km southwest of San Francisco del Mar Viejo, Mexico, on Friday, 5 April 2019 at 19:44 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.2 earthquake at 73 km depth
5 Apr 20:03 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 18 minutes.
Date & time: 5 Apr 2019 19:44:57 UTC
Depth: 73.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 16.09°N / 94.74°W (North Pacific Ocean, Mexico)
Nearest volcano: El Chichón (214 km / 133 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
19 km (12 mi) SE of Santa Maria del Mar (pop: 771) --> See nearby quakes!
19 km (12 mi) SW of San Francisco del Mar Viejo (pop: 4,030) --> See nearby quakes!
29 km (18 mi) ESE of San Mateo del Mar (pop: 5,730) --> See nearby quakes!
33 km (21 mi) SSW of Las Amilpas (pop: 8,800) --> See nearby quakes!
44 km (27 mi) SSE of Union Hidalgo (Unión Hidalgo) (pop: 13,700) --> See nearby quakes!
49 km (30 mi) SE of Juchitan de Zaragoza (pop: 74,800) --> See nearby quakes!
49 km (31 mi) E of Salina Cruz (pop: 76,600) --> See nearby quakes!
60 km (37 mi) ESE of Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (Tehuantepec) (pop: 42,100) --> See nearby quakes!
65 km (40 mi) SE of Ixtepec (pop: 25,400) --> See nearby quakes!
595 km (370 mi) SE of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 1011 joules (35 megawatt hours, equivalent to 30.1 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.2||73 km||Offshore Oaxaca, Mexico||EMSC|
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