Light mag. 4.1 earthquake - 6.4 km east of Juchitan de Zaragoza, Oaxaca, Mexico, on Sunday, 18 August 2019 at 02:24 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.1 earthquake at 55 km depth
18 Aug 02:46 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 21 minutes.
Date & time: 18 Aug 2019 02:24:45 UTC
Depth: 55.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 16.44°N / 94.96°W (Heroica Ciudad de Juchitan de Zaragoza, Oaxaca, Mexico)
Nearest volcano: El Chichón (211 km / 131 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
5 km (3 mi) SSE of El Caballero Burro (pop: 10) --> See nearby quakes!
6 km (4 mi) E of Juchitan de Zaragoza (pop: 74,800) --> See nearby quakes!
14 km (9 mi) WSW of Union Hidalgo (Unión Hidalgo) (pop: 13,700) --> See nearby quakes!
20 km (13 mi) SE of Ixtepec (pop: 25,400) --> See nearby quakes!
31 km (19 mi) ENE of San Blas Atempa (pop: 12,000) --> See nearby quakes!
33 km (20 mi) ENE of Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (Tehuantepec) (pop: 42,100) --> See nearby quakes!
39 km (24 mi) NE of Salina Cruz (pop: 76,600) --> See nearby quakes!
50 km (31 mi) S of Matias Romero (Matías Romero Avendaño) (pop: 18,900) --> See nearby quakes!
200 km (124 mi) ESE of Oaxaca City (pop: 255,000) --> See nearby quakes!
552 km (343 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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|M 4.1||55 km||Oaxaca, Mexico||EMSC|
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