Light mag. 4.1 earthquake - 1.6 km southeast of Chicapa de Castro, Mexico, on Thursday, 9 May 2019 at 08:06 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.1 earthquake at 27 km depth
9 May 08:26 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 20 minutes.
Date & time: 9 May 2019 08:06:08 UTC
Depth: 27.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 16.43°N / 94.81°W (Heroica Ciudad de Juchitan de Zaragoza, Oaxaca, Mexico)
Nearest volcano: El Chichón (198 km / 123 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
2 km (1 mi) SE of Chicapa de Castro (pop: 3,140) --> See nearby quakes!
5 km (3 mi) SSE of Union Hidalgo (Unión Hidalgo) (pop: 13,700) --> See nearby quakes!
22 km (14 mi) WNW of Las Amilpas (pop: 8,800) --> See nearby quakes!
22 km (14 mi) E of Juchitan de Zaragoza (pop: 74,800) --> See nearby quakes!
35 km (21 mi) ESE of Ixtepec (pop: 25,400) --> See nearby quakes!
47 km (29 mi) ENE of Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (Tehuantepec) (pop: 42,100) --> See nearby quakes!
50 km (31 mi) NE of Salina Cruz (pop: 76,600) --> See nearby quakes!
56 km (35 mi) SSE of Matias Romero (Matías Romero Avendaño) (pop: 18,900) --> See nearby quakes!
216 km (134 mi) ESE of Oaxaca City (pop: 255,000) --> See nearby quakes!
566 km (351 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||27 km||Oaxaca, Mexico||EMSC|
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