Light mag. 4.2 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 22 km south of Salina Cruz, Oaxaca, Mexico, on Sunday, 21 April 2019 at 02:03 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.2 earthquake at 61 km depth
21 Apr 02:31 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 28 minutes.
Date & time: 21 Apr 2019 02:03:27 UTC
Depth: 61.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 15.98°N / 95.16°W (North Pacific Ocean, Mexico)
Nearby towns and cities:
20 km (13 mi) SE of Playa Azul (pop: 22) --> See nearby quakes!
22 km (14 mi) S of Salina Cruz (pop: 76,600) --> See nearby quakes!
27 km (17 mi) ESE of El Morro (pop: 2,630) --> See nearby quakes!
32 km (20 mi) SW of San Mateo del Mar (pop: 5,730) --> See nearby quakes!
39 km (24 mi) SSE of Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (Tehuantepec) (pop: 42,100) --> See nearby quakes!
40 km (25 mi) S of San Blas Atempa (pop: 12,000) --> See nearby quakes!
53 km (33 mi) SSW of Juchitan de Zaragoza (pop: 74,800) --> See nearby quakes!
65 km (40 mi) S of Ixtepec (pop: 25,400) --> See nearby quakes!
65 km (40 mi) SSW of Union Hidalgo (Unión Hidalgo) (pop: 13,700) --> See nearby quakes!
569 km (354 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||61 km||Offshore Oaxaca, Mexico||EMSC|
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