Moderate mag. 4.1 earthquake - Asuncion Ixtaltepec, 2.8 km east of San Pedro Comitancillo, Oaxaca, Mexico, on Sunday, 8 September 2019 at 04:05 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 4.1 earthquake at 8 km depth
8 Sep 04:29 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 23 minutes.
Date & time: 8 Sep 2019 04:05:36 UTC
Depth: 8.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 16.49°N / 95.13°W (Asuncion Ixtaltepec, Oaxaca, Mexico)
Nearest volcano: El Chichón (224 km / 139 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
1 km (1 mi) E of Frente al Tecnologico (pop: 56) --> See nearby quakes!
8 km (5 mi) SSW of Ixtepec (pop: 25,400) --> See nearby quakes!
13 km (8 mi) WNW of Juchitan de Zaragoza (pop: 74,800) --> See nearby quakes!
20 km (13 mi) NNE of San Blas Atempa (pop: 12,000) --> See nearby quakes!
22 km (14 mi) NNE of Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (Tehuantepec) (pop: 42,100) --> See nearby quakes!
32 km (20 mi) W of Union Hidalgo (Unión Hidalgo) (pop: 13,700) --> See nearby quakes!
36 km (22 mi) N of Salina Cruz (pop: 76,600) --> See nearby quakes!
44 km (28 mi) SSW of Matias Romero (Matías Romero Avendaño) (pop: 18,900) --> See nearby quakes!
181 km (113 mi) ESE of Oaxaca City (pop: 255,000) --> See nearby quakes!
534 km (332 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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