Mag. 3.0 earthquake - Oaxaca, Mexico, on Sunday, 15 September 2019 at 06:40 (GMT) -
Minor magnitude 3.0 earthquake at 64 km depth
15 Sep 15:32 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 9 hours.
Depth: 64.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 17.2°N / 97.27°W (Mexico)
Nearest volcano: Pico de Orizaba (204 km / 127 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
11 km (7 mi) W of El Porvenir (Tumbalá) (pop: 240)
29 km (18 mi) S of Asunción Nochixtlán (pop: 10,000)
40 km (25 mi) WSW of San Francisco Telixtlahuaca (pop: 9,000)
44 km (28 mi) E of Heroica Ciudad de Tlaxiaco (Centro) (pop: 17,500)
50 km (31 mi) W of Villa de Etla (pop: 7,290)
58 km (36 mi) WNW of Cuilapan de Guerrero (Cuilápam de Guerrero) (pop: 12,400)
60 km (37 mi) WNW of Oaxaca City (pop: 255,000)
316 km (196 mi) SE 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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