Mag. 4.1 earthquake - Oaxaca, Mexico, on Friday, 6 December 2019 at 15:16 (GMT) -

Mag. 4.1 earthquake  - Oaxaca, Mexico, on Friday, 6 December 2019 at 15:16 (GMT)

Light magnitude 4.1 earthquake at 148 km depth

6 Dec 15:31 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 15 minutes.
Date & time: 6 Dec 2019 03:16:19 UTC -
Magnitude: 4.1
Depth: 148.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 16.87°N / 93.98°W (Mexico)
Nearest volcano: El Chichón (97 km / 60 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
7 km (4 mi) SE of Rio Frio (pop: 42)
12 km (8 mi) NW of Mariano Pérez Diaz (La Joya) (Cintalapa) (pop: 89)
15 km (9 mi) W of Simon Bolivar (El Transval) (Cintalapa) (pop: 136)
17 km (11 mi) NNE of Nuevas Maravillas (Cintalapa) (pop: 327)
18 km (11 mi) SSW of Ignacio Zaragoza (Cintalapa) (pop: 163)
35 km (22 mi) NW of Cintalapa de Figueroa (pop: 42,500)
93 km (58 mi) W of Tuxtla Gutiérrez (pop: 537,100)
614 km (381 mi) ESE of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200)
Primary data source: EMSC
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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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 4.1148 kmOaxaca, MexicoEMSC

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User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
Zipolite / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
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Mag. 4.1 earthquake - Oaxaca, Mexico, on Friday, 6 December 2019 at 15:16 (GMT)
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  • Date / time UTC
    | Mag |
    Depth
    |
    Age
    |
    Distance
    | Details
  • 08 Sep 2017 04:49
    | 8.1 |
    60km / 37mi
    |
    3 years ago
    |
    211km / 131mi
    | Near Coast of Chiapas, Mexico
  • 23 Sep 1902 20:18
    | 7.8 |
    unknown
    |
    118 years ago
    |
    142km / 89mi
    | Chiapas, Mexico
  • 22 Mar 1928 04:17
    | 7.6 |
    15km / 9.3mi
    |
    93 years ago
    |
    241km / 150mi
    | Oaxaca, Mexico
  • 23 Aug 1965 19:46
    | 7.4 |
    25km / 16mi
    |
    55 years ago
    |
    220km / 136mi
    | Oaxaca, Mexico
  • 21 Oct 1995 02:38
    | 7.2 |
    159km / 99mi
    |
    25 years ago
    |
    54km / 34mi
    | Chiapas, Mexico
  • 07 Apr 2011 13:11
    | 6.6 |
    166km / 103mi
    |
    10 years ago
    |
    54km / 33mi
    | Veracruz, Mexico
  • 17 Dec 2015 19:49
    | 6.5 |
    90km / 56mi
    |
    5 years ago
    |
    124km / 77mi
    | Near Coast of Chiapas, Mexico
  • 12 Feb 2008 12:50
    | 6.5 |
    83km / 52mi
    |
    13 years ago
    |
    67km / 41mi
    | Oaxaca, Mexico
  • 07 Jun 1998 23:20
    | 6.3 |
    87km / 54mi
    |
    23 years ago
    |
    104km / 64mi
    | Chiapas, Mexico
  • 31 Aug 1984 19:46
    | 6.3 |
    119km / 74mi
    |
    36 years ago
    |
    115km / 71mi
    | Chiapas, Mexico
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