Light mag. 4.1 earthquake - 9.8 km east of San Miguel Chimalapa, Oaxaca, Mexico, on Monday, 12 August 2019 at 20:50 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.1 earthquake at 72 km depth
12 Aug 22:58 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 2 hours and 7 minutes.
Date & time: 12 Aug 2019 20:50:48 UTC
Depth: 72.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 16.74°N / 94.66°W (San Miguel Chimalapa, Oaxaca, Mexico)
Nearest volcano: El Chichón (167 km / 104 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
10 km (6 mi) NNE of Palo Colorado (pop: 263) --> See nearby quakes!
35 km (22 mi) NNE of Union Hidalgo (Unión Hidalgo) (pop: 13,700) --> See nearby quakes!
42 km (26 mi) N of Las Amilpas (pop: 8,800) --> See nearby quakes!
43 km (27 mi) ESE of Matias Romero (Matías Romero Avendaño) (pop: 18,900) --> See nearby quakes!
51 km (32 mi) NE of Juchitan de Zaragoza (pop: 74,800) --> See nearby quakes!
51 km (32 mi) ENE of Ixtepec (pop: 25,400) --> See nearby quakes!
77 km (48 mi) NE of Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (Tehuantepec) (pop: 42,100) --> See nearby quakes!
85 km (53 mi) NE of Salina Cruz (pop: 76,600) --> See nearby quakes!
223 km (138 mi) E of Oaxaca City (pop: 255,000) --> See nearby quakes!
559 km (347 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||72 km||Oaxaca, Mexico||EMSC|
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