Light mag. 4.2 earthquake - 3.2 km northwest of Zarzal, San Juan Guichicovi, Oaxaca, Mexico, on Saturday, 20 July 2019 at 04:54 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.2 earthquake at 117 km depth
20 Jul 05:11 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 17 minutes.
Date & time: 20 Jul 2019 04:54:27 UTC
Depth: 117.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 17.04°N / 95.05°W (San Juan Guichicovi, Oaxaca, Mexico)
Nearest volcano: San Martín (171 km / 106 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
3 km (2 mi) NW of San Antonio (pop: 232) --> See nearby quakes!
18 km (11 mi) N of Matias Romero (Matías Romero Avendaño) (pop: 18,900) --> See nearby quakes!
19 km (12 mi) WSW of Cuauhtémoc (pop: 2,260) --> See nearby quakes!
21 km (13 mi) S of Donaji (pop: 2,360) --> See nearby quakes!
25 km (16 mi) NNE of Santa Maria Petapa (pop: 2,320) --> See nearby quakes!
54 km (33 mi) N of Ixtepec (pop: 25,400) --> See nearby quakes!
67 km (42 mi) N of Juchitan de Zaragoza (pop: 74,800) --> See nearby quakes!
67 km (42 mi) NNW of Union Hidalgo (Unión Hidalgo) (pop: 13,700) --> See nearby quakes!
178 km (111 mi) E of Oaxaca City (pop: 255,000) --> See nearby quakes!
506 km (314 mi) ESE of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 1011 joules (35 megawatt hours, equivalent to 30.1 tons of TNT) More info
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