Light mag. 4.1 earthquake - Colonia Río Ostuta, 8.5 km northwest of Santo Domingo Zanatepec, Oaxaca, Mexico, on Saturday, 18 May 2019 at 15:23 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.1 earthquake at 113 km depth
18 May 15:46 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 23 minutes.
Date & time: 18 May 2019 15:23:35 UTC
Depth: 113.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 16.53°N / 94.41°W (Colonia Río Ostuta, Oaxaca, Mexico)
Nearest volcano: El Chichón (156 km / 97 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
7 km (4 mi) NNE of Paso Piñon (El Tamarindo) (pop: 16) --> See nearby quakes!
21 km (13 mi) NNE of San Francisco Ixhuatan (pop: 5,410) --> See nearby quakes!
29 km (18 mi) NE of Las Amilpas (pop: 8,800) --> See nearby quakes!
35 km (22 mi) NW of Chahuite (pop: 9,840) --> See nearby quakes!
45 km (28 mi) E of Union Hidalgo (Unión Hidalgo) (pop: 13,700) --> See nearby quakes!
64 km (39 mi) WNW of Arriaga (Chiapas) (pop: 24,400) --> See nearby quakes!
66 km (41 mi) E of Juchitan de Zaragoza (pop: 74,800) --> See nearby quakes!
77 km (48 mi) ESE of Matias Romero (Matías Romero Avendaño) (pop: 18,900) --> See nearby quakes!
253 km (157 mi) ESE of Oaxaca City (pop: 255,000) --> See nearby quakes!
594 km (369 mi) ESE 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||113 km||Oaxaca, Mexico||EMSC|
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