Light mag. 4.5 earthquake - 2.6 km west of Santiago Ixtaltepec, Asuncion Ixtaltepec, Oaxaca, Mexico, on Friday, 16 August 2019 at 21:30 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.5 earthquake at 84 km depth
16 Aug 21:53 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 23 minutes.
Date & time: 16 Aug 2019 21:30:18 UTC
Depth: 84.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 16.69°N / 94.93°W (Asuncion Ixtaltepec, Oaxaca, Mexico)
Nearest volcano: El Chichón (196 km / 122 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
3 km (2 mi) W of Santiago Ixtaltepec (pop: 1,160) --> See nearby quakes!
15 km (10 mi) N of La Ventosa (pop: 4,880) --> See nearby quakes!
23 km (15 mi) NE of Ixtepec (pop: 25,400) --> See nearby quakes!
24 km (15 mi) SSE of Matias Romero (Matías Romero Avendaño) (pop: 18,900) --> See nearby quakes!
26 km (16 mi) NNW of Union Hidalgo (Unión Hidalgo) (pop: 13,700) --> See nearby quakes!
30 km (19 mi) NNE of Juchitan de Zaragoza (pop: 74,800) --> See nearby quakes!
52 km (33 mi) NE of Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (Tehuantepec) (pop: 42,100) --> See nearby quakes!
64 km (40 mi) NNE of Salina Cruz (pop: 76,600) --> See nearby quakes!
195 km (121 mi) ESE of Oaxaca City (pop: 255,000) --> See nearby quakes!
538 km (334 mi) ESE of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 3.5 x 1011 joules (98.6 megawatt hours, equivalent to 84.8 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.5||84 km||Oaxaca, Mexico||EMSC|
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