Moderate mag. 4.2 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 94 km southeast of Salina Cruz, Oaxaca, Mexico, on Sunday, 20 October 2019 at 01:30 (GMT) -
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Moderate magnitude 4.2 earthquake at 17 km depth
20 Oct 01:48 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 18 minutes.
Date & time: 20 Oct 2019 01:30:04 UTC -
Depth: 17.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 15.45°N / 94.75°W (North Pacific Ocean, Mexico)
Nearby towns and cities:
87 km (54 mi) S of Santa Maria del Mar (pop: 771) --> See nearby quakes!
88 km (55 mi) SSE of San Mateo del Mar (pop: 5,730) --> See nearby quakes!
94 km (58 mi) SSE of Salina Cruz (pop: 76,600) --> See nearby quakes!
111 km (69 mi) SSE of Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (Tehuantepec) (pop: 42,100) --> See nearby quakes!
113 km (70 mi) SSE of Juchitan de Zaragoza (pop: 74,800) --> See nearby quakes!
126 km (78 mi) SW of Arriaga (pop: 24,400) --> See nearby quakes!
128 km (80 mi) SW of Tonala (Tonalá) (pop: 35,300) --> See nearby quakes!
129 km (80 mi) SSE of Ixtepec (pop: 25,400) --> See nearby quakes!
176 km (109 mi) SW of Cintalapa de Figueroa (pop: 42,500) --> See nearby quakes!
641 km (399 mi) SE of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 1011 joules (35 megawatt hours, equivalent to 30.1 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.2||17 km||Offshore Oaxaca, Mexico||EMSC|
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