Light mag. 4.1 earthquake - Chicapa de Castro, 4.6 km east of Chicapa de Castro, Mexico, on Thursday, 9 May 2019 at 01:00 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.1 earthquake at 28 km depth
9 May 01:21 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 21 minutes.
Date & time: 9 May 2019 01:00:24 UTC
Depth: 28.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 16.43°N / 94.78°W (Chicapa de Castro, Oaxaca, Mexico)
Nearest volcano: El Chichón (195 km / 121 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
5 km (3 mi) E of Chicapa de Castro (pop: 3,140) --> See nearby quakes!
7 km (4 mi) SE of Union Hidalgo (Unión Hidalgo) (pop: 13,700) --> See nearby quakes!
19 km (12 mi) WNW of Las Amilpas (pop: 8,800) --> See nearby quakes!
26 km (16 mi) E of Juchitan de Zaragoza (pop: 74,800) --> See nearby quakes!
37 km (23 mi) ESE of Ixtepec (pop: 25,400) --> See nearby quakes!
51 km (31 mi) ENE of Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (Tehuantepec) (pop: 42,100) --> See nearby quakes!
53 km (33 mi) ENE of Salina Cruz (pop: 76,600) --> See nearby quakes!
57 km (35 mi) SSE of Matias Romero (Matías Romero Avendaño) (pop: 18,900) --> See nearby quakes!
219 km (136 mi) ESE of Oaxaca City (pop: 255,000) --> See nearby quakes!
568 km (353 mi) SE of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 8.9 x 1010 joules (24.8 megawatt hours, equivalent to 21.3 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.1||28 km||Oaxaca, Mexico||EMSC|
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