Light mag. 4.2 earthquake - Álvaro Obregón, 0.2 km south of Rancho de los Vasquez (Colonia Palomar), Mexico, on Saturday, 27 April 2019 at 00:18 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.2 earthquake at 83 km depth
27 Apr 00:36 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 18 minutes.
Date & time: 27 Apr 2019 00:18:36 UTC
Depth: 83.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 16.3°N / 95.09°W (Álvaro Obregón, Oaxaca, Mexico)
Nearest volcano: El Chichón (231 km / 144 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
0 km (0 mi) SSW of Rancho de los Vasquez (Colonia Palomar) (pop: 160) --> See nearby quakes!
15 km (9 mi) ESE of San Blas Atempa (pop: 12,000) --> See nearby quakes!
16 km (10 mi) E of Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (Tehuantepec) (pop: 42,100) --> See nearby quakes!
17 km (10 mi) SSW of Juchitan de Zaragoza (pop: 74,800) --> See nearby quakes!
18 km (11 mi) NE of Salina Cruz (pop: 76,600) --> See nearby quakes!
29 km (18 mi) S of Ixtepec (pop: 25,400) --> See nearby quakes!
34 km (21 mi) SW of Union Hidalgo (Unión Hidalgo) (pop: 13,700) --> See nearby quakes!
65 km (40 mi) S of Matias Romero (Matías Romero Avendaño) (pop: 18,900) --> See nearby quakes!
194 km (120 mi) ESE of Oaxaca City (pop: 255,000) --> See nearby quakes!
551 km (342 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||83 km||Oaxaca, Mexico||EMSC|
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