Light mag. 4.2 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 51 km southeast of Salina Cruz, Oaxaca, Mexico, on 2019-11-21 12:10:45 -06:00 -
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Light magnitude 4.2 earthquake at 41 km depth
21 Nov 19:44 UTC: First to report: USGS after 1 hour and 33 minutes.
Date & time: 21 Nov 2019 18:10:45 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 2019-11-21 12:10:45 -06:00
Depth: 40.8 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 15.8835°N / 94.8217°W (North Pacific Ocean, Mexico)
Nearest volcano: El Chichón (236 km / 147 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
38 km (24 mi) S of Santa Maria del Mar (pop: 771) --> See nearby quakes!
40 km (25 mi) SSE of San Mateo del Mar (pop: 5,730) --> See nearby quakes!
44 km (27 mi) SSW of San Francisco del Mar Viejo (pop: 4,030) --> See nearby quakes!
51 km (32 mi) SE of Salina Cruz (pop: 76,600) --> See nearby quakes!
58 km (36 mi) SSW of Las Amilpas (pop: 8,800) --> See nearby quakes!
65 km (40 mi) SSE of Juchitan de Zaragoza (pop: 74,800) --> See nearby quakes!
65 km (41 mi) S of Union Hidalgo (Unión Hidalgo) (pop: 13,700) --> See nearby quakes!
66 km (41 mi) SE of San Blas Atempa (pop: 12,000) --> See nearby quakes!
66 km (41 mi) SE of Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (Tehuantepec) (pop: 42,100) --> See nearby quakes!
603 km (375 mi) SE of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
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||41 km||39km SSE of San Mateo del Mar, Mexico||USGS|
|M 4.2||41 km||Offshore Oaxaca, Mexico||EMSC|
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