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Light mag. 4.5 earthquake - Near Coast of Oaxaca, Mexico on Sunday, 7 July 2019

Light mag. 4.5 earthquake  - Near Coast of Oaxaca, Mexico on Sunday, 7 July 2019
Date & time: Sunday, 7 July 2019 08:50 UTC
Magnitude: 4.5
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 15.83°N / 96.53°W (Mexico)
Nearest volcano: San Martín (338 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 3.5*10^11 J (98.6 MWh / 84.8 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Sun, 7 Jul 2019
Sun, 7 Jul 08:50 UTCM 4.5 / 30 km4.5 Oaxaca, MexicoEMSC
Sun, 7 Jul 08:50 UTCM 4.6 / 36 km9km NNW of San Pedro Pochutla, MexicoUSGS

"I felt it" reports:
(130.2 km N from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking): I felt a brief light shaking that woke me in Oaxaca City.
Huatulco / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
puerto escondido oaxaca / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Puerto Escondido / MMI IV (Light shaking): Didn't last long, only a few seconds but the earth definitely moved!
Huatulco, Oaxaca / MMI IV (Light shaking): I was sleeping and felt the bed moving from side to side.
Zipolite / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Huatulco / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
Santa María Huatulco (Mexico) (14 km SE from epicenter)(no details): It woke me up out of a dead sleep! (via EMSC)

 

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