Mag. 3.0 earthquake - Oaxaca, Mexico, on Wednesday, 21 August 2019 at 09:37 (GMT) -
Minor magnitude 3.0 earthquake at 15 km depth
21 Aug 13:06 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 3 hours.
Depth: 15.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 16.88°N / 97.62°W (Mexico)
Nearest volcano: Pico de Orizaba (242 km / 150 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
1 km (1 mi) SW of Primavera (pop: 99)
10 km (6 mi) NW of Cañada de Galicia (pop: 500)
29 km (18 mi) NNW of Santiago Amoltepec (pop: 1,260)
37 km (23 mi) ESE of Putla Villa de Guerrero (pop: 9,490)
38 km (24 mi) E of Cerro Bronco (pop: 791)
44 km (27 mi) S of Heroica Ciudad de Tlaxiaco (Centro) (pop: 17,500)
76 km (47 mi) NE of Pinotepa Nacional (pop: 29,600)
325 km (202 mi) SSE of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 2 x 109 joules (554 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.477 tons of TNT) More info
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