Mag. 3.8 earthquake - Oaxaca, Mexico, on Friday, 17 May 2019 at 09:16 (GMT)
Minor magnitude 3.8 earthquake at 59 km depth
17 May 17:16 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 8 hours.
Depth: 59.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 17.61°N / 97.95°W (Mexico)
Nearest volcano: Popocatépetl (172 km / 107 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
15 km (9 mi) NE of Ixpantepec Nieves (Oaxaca) (pop: 687)
16 km (10 mi) SW of San Marcos Arteaga (pop: 1,060)
23 km (15 mi) ENE of Silacayoápam (Oaxaca) (pop: 2,090)
25 km (16 mi) WSW of Santiago Cacaloxtepec (pop: 991)
28 km (18 mi) SW of Ciudad de Huajuapan de León (Centro, Oaxaca) (pop: 47,800)
31 km (19 mi) NNE of Santiago Juxtlahuaca (Oaxaca) (pop: 8,310)
144 km (89 mi) WNW of Oaxaca (pop: 262,600)
237 km (147 mi) SSE of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 3.2 x 1010 joules (8.78 megawatt hours, equivalent to 7.56 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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