Mag. 3.5 earthquake - Oaxaca, Mexico, on Tuesday, 17 September 2019 at 06:18 (GMT) -
Minor magnitude 3.5 earthquake at 71 km depth
17 Sep 14:08 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 8 hours.
Depth: 71.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 17.64°N / 96.95°W (Mexico)
Nearest volcano: Pico de Orizaba (158 km / 98 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
8 km (5 mi) S of San José del Chilar (Oaxaca) (pop: 690)
15 km (9 mi) ESE of Texcatitlán (Oaxaca) (pop: 1,110)
15 km (9 mi) SW of Tepeuxila (Oaxaca) (pop: 485)
15 km (9 mi) NNW of Santiago Nacaltepec (Oaxaca) (pop: 511)
17 km (11 mi) NW of Atatlahuaca (San Juan Bautista Atatlahuca, Oaxaca) (pop: 726)
18 km (11 mi) S of Cuicatlan (San Juan Bautista Cuicatlán, Oaxaca) (pop: 3,910)
68 km (42 mi) NNW of Oaxaca City (San Miguel Chimalapa) (pop: 255,000)
304 km (189 mi) SE of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 1.1 x 1010 joules (3.12 megawatt hours, equivalent to 2.68 tons of TNT) More info
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