Mag. 4.0 earthquake - Oaxaca, Mexico, on Saturday, 14 December 2019 at 21:00 (GMT) -
Light magnitude 4.0 earthquake at 129 km depth
14 Dec 21:21 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 21 minutes.
Depth: 129.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 17.32°N / 95.14°W (Mexico)
Nearest volcano: San Martín (139 km / 86 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
9 km (5 mi) SSE of Los Ángeles (Matías Romero Avendaño, Oaxaca) (pop: 1,140)
14 km (8 mi) NW of Donaji (Oaxaca) (pop: 2,360)
18 km (11 mi) SW of Jesús Carranza (Veracruz) (pop: 4,020)
21 km (13 mi) SE of El Porvenir (Oaxaca) (pop: 1,580)
22 km (14 mi) NNW of Palomares (Oaxaca) (pop: 3,760)
50 km (31 mi) NNW of Matías Romero (Oaxaca) (pop: 21,100)
171 km (106 mi) E of Oaxaca (pop: 262,600)
482 km (299 mi) ESE of Mexico City (Ciudad de México) (pop: 12,294,200)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 1010 joules (17.5 megawatt hours, equivalent to 15.1 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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