Moderate mag. 4.2 earthquake - 6.3 km north of Salina Cruz, Oaxaca, Mexico, on Wednesday, 1 May 2019 at 14:40 (GMT)

Moderate mag. 4.2 earthquake - 6.3 km north of Salina Cruz, Oaxaca, Mexico, on Wednesday, 1 May 2019 at 14:40 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 4.2 earthquake at 7 km depth

1 May 15:02 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 22 minutes.
Date & time: 1 May 2019 14:40:20 UTC
Magnitude: 4.2
Depth: 7.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 16.23°N / 95.18°W (Salina Cruz, Oaxaca, Mexico)
Nearest volcano: El Chichón (243 km / 151 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
1 km (1 mi) E of Colonia Guadalupe Hinojoza de Murat (pop: 15) --> See nearby quakes!
6 km (4 mi) NNE of Salina Cruz (pop: 76,600) --> See nearby quakes!
12 km (8 mi) SSE of San Blas Atempa (pop: 12,000) --> See nearby quakes!
12 km (8 mi) SSE of Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (Tehuantepec) (pop: 42,100) --> See nearby quakes!
13 km (8 mi) SW of Santa Rosa (pop: 2,490) --> See nearby quakes!
16 km (10 mi) W of Colonia Juarez (pop: 2,800) --> See nearby quakes!
29 km (18 mi) SW of Juchitan de Zaragoza (pop: 74,800) --> See nearby quakes!
38 km (23 mi) SSW of Ixtepec (pop: 25,400) --> See nearby quakes!
189 km (117 mi) ESE of Oaxaca City (pop: 255,000) --> See nearby quakes!
549 km (341 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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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
M 4.27 kmOaxaca, MexicoEMSC

User reports for this quake (2)

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
La Unión, Guerrero / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Chivela,OAX / Weak shaking (MMI III)
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