Light mag. 4.1 earthquake - El Corte, 14 km northeast of Santa Maria Chimalapa, Oaxaca, Mexico, on Monday, 12 August 2019 at 19:53 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.1 earthquake at 121 km depth
13 Aug 02:32 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 7 hours.
Date & time: 12 Aug 2019 19:53:27 UTC
Depth: 121.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 16.97°N / 94.57°W (El Corte, Oaxaca, Mexico)
Nearest volcano: El Chichón (149 km / 93 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
13 km (8 mi) SE of Congregacion Cabecera Chalchijapa (pop: 203) --> See nearby quakes!
14 km (9 mi) ENE of Santa Maria Chimalapa (pop: 2,540) --> See nearby quakes!
51 km (32 mi) ENE of Matias Romero (Matías Romero Avendaño) (pop: 18,900) --> See nearby quakes!
59 km (37 mi) NNW of Santo Domingo Zanatepec (pop: 7,250) --> See nearby quakes!
62 km (38 mi) NNE of Union Hidalgo (Unión Hidalgo) (pop: 13,700) --> See nearby quakes!
67 km (42 mi) N of Las Amilpas (pop: 8,800) --> See nearby quakes!
73 km (45 mi) NE of Ixtepec (pop: 25,400) --> See nearby quakes!
76 km (47 mi) NE of Juchitan de Zaragoza (pop: 74,800) --> See nearby quakes!
229 km (142 mi) E of Oaxaca City (pop: 255,000) --> See nearby quakes!
554 km (344 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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