Light mag. 4.1 earthquake - Las Palmas, 2 km southwest of Las Palmas, San Francisco Ixhuatan, Oaxaca, Mexico, on Wednesday, 14 August 2019 at 20:39 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.1 earthquake at 97 km depth
14 Aug 21:01 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 22 minutes.
Date & time: 14 Aug 2019 20:39:01 UTC
Depth: 97.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 16.42°N / 94.59°W (Las Palmas, Oaxaca, Mexico)
Nearest volcano: El Chichón (179 km / 111 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
2 km (1 mi) SW of Las Palmas (pop: 445) --> See nearby quakes!
14 km (8 mi) NW of San Francisco Ixhuatan (pop: 5,410) --> See nearby quakes!
26 km (16 mi) ESE of Union Hidalgo (Unión Hidalgo) (pop: 13,700) --> See nearby quakes!
46 km (29 mi) E of Juchitan de Zaragoza (pop: 74,800) --> See nearby quakes!
57 km (35 mi) ESE of Ixtepec (pop: 25,400) --> See nearby quakes!
70 km (43 mi) SE of Matias Romero (Matías Romero Avendaño) (pop: 18,900) --> See nearby quakes!
70 km (44 mi) ENE of Salina Cruz (pop: 76,600) --> See nearby quakes!
70 km (44 mi) E of Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (Tehuantepec) (pop: 42,100) --> See nearby quakes!
238 km (148 mi) ESE of Oaxaca City (pop: 255,000) --> See nearby quakes!
585 km (364 mi) SE 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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