Mag. 3.4 earthquake - Oaxaca, Mexico, on Thursday, 22 August 2019 at 08:50 (GMT) -
Minor magnitude 3.4 earthquake at 10 km depth
22 Aug 14:02 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 5 hours.
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 16.96°N / 97.49°W (Mexico)
Nearest volcano: Pico de Orizaba (231 km / 144 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
3 km (2 mi) S of San Felipe Tindaco (San Pablo Tijaltepec, Oaxaca) (pop: 395)
7 km (4 mi) N of San Miguel Ixcatlán (pop: 284)
12 km (7 mi) SE of Villa Chalcatongo de Hidalgo (Chalcatongo de Hidalgo, Oaxaca) (pop: 2,450)
12 km (8 mi) ENE of Imperio (pop: 567)
16 km (10 mi) S of Buenavista (Santa María Petapa, Oaxaca) (pop: 572)
19 km (12 mi) N of San Sebastián Yutanino (pop: 958)
82 km (51 mi) W of Oaxaca City (Oaxaca de Juarez, San Miguel Chimalapa) (pop: 255,000)
325 km (202 mi) SSE of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 7.9 x 109 joules (2.21 megawatt hours, equivalent to 1.9 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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