Moderate mag. 4.2 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 30 km south of Salina Cruz, Oaxaca, Mexico, on Thursday, 2 May 2019 at 14:55 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 4.2 earthquake at 10 km depth
2 May 15:21 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 26 minutes.
Date & time: 2 May 2019 14:55:00 UTC
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 15.91°N / 95.15°W (North Pacific Ocean, Mexico)
Nearby towns and cities:
27 km (17 mi) SSE of Playa Azul (pop: 22) --> See nearby quakes!
30 km (19 mi) S of Salina Cruz (pop: 76,600) --> See nearby quakes!
32 km (20 mi) SE of El Morro (pop: 2,630) --> See nearby quakes!
38 km (24 mi) SSW of San Mateo del Mar (pop: 5,730) --> See nearby quakes!
46 km (28 mi) S of Santa Rosa (pop: 2,490) --> See nearby quakes!
47 km (29 mi) SSE of Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (Tehuantepec) (pop: 42,100) --> See nearby quakes!
48 km (30 mi) S of San Blas Atempa (pop: 12,000) --> See nearby quakes!
60 km (37 mi) SSW of Juchitan de Zaragoza (pop: 74,800) --> See nearby quakes!
67 km (42 mi) SSE of Santa Maria Jalapa del Marqués (pop: 9,000) --> See nearby quakes!
575 km (357 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||10 km||Offshore Oaxaca, Mexico||EMSC|
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