Minor mag. 3.5 earthquake - Oaxaca, Mexico on Friday, 16 August 2019
17 Aug 01:38 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 7 hours.
Depth: 119.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 16.92°N / 94.86°W (Mexico)
Nearest volcano: El Chichón (180 km / 112 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
5 km (3 mi) NE of Tierra Blanca (pop: 200)
9 km (6 mi) NE of Rancho Nuevo (pop: 100)
11 km (7 mi) E of Barreña (pop: 600)
187 km (116 mi) W of Tuxtla (pop: 481,100)
199 km (124 mi) E of Oaxaca (pop: 262,600)
530 km (329 mi) SE of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 1.1 x 1010 joules (3.12 megawatt hours, equivalent to 2.68 tons of TNT) [learn more]
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|Time||Mag. / Depth||Location||Source|
|Fri, 16 Aug 18:53 UTC||M 3.5 / 119 km||Oaxaca, Mexico||EMSC|
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