Mag. 4.3 earthquake - Oaxaca, Mexico, on Monday, 16 December 2019 at 11:35 (GMT) -
Light magnitude 4.3 earthquake at 136 km depth
16 Dec 11:58 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 23 minutes.
Depth: 136.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 16.75°N / 94.16°W (Mexico)
Nearest volcano: El Chichón (120 km / 75 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
11 km (7 mi) WNW of José Lopez Portillo (Chocomanatlan) (Santa María Chimalapa) (pop: 132)
14 km (9 mi) SSW of Nuevo San Juan (pop: 52)
36 km (22 mi) NNE of Santo Domingo Zanatepec (pop: 7,030)
43 km (27 mi) N of El Espinal (pop: 7,620)
48 km (30 mi) W of Cintalapa de Figueroa (pop: 42,500)
50 km (31 mi) N of Chahuite (pop: 9,840)
112 km (69 mi) W of Tuxtla Gutiérrez (pop: 537,100)
604 km (375 mi) ESE of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 1.8 x 1011 joules (49.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 42.5 tons of TNT) More info
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