Mag. 4.0 earthquake - Oaxaca, Mexico, on Monday, 16 December 2019 at 18:06 (GMT) -
Light magnitude 4.0 earthquake at 112 km depth
16 Dec 18:30 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 24 minutes.
Depth: 112.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 17.06°N / 95.39°W (Mexico)
Nearest volcano: San Martín (170 km / 106 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
7 km (4 mi) ENE of Santa Isabel de la Reforma (Oaxaca) (pop: 1,790)
21 km (13 mi) NNE of Guigovelaga (Santiago Lachiguiri, Oaxaca) (pop: 538)
28 km (18 mi) ENE of Santiago Ixcuintepec (San Juan Mazatlán, Oaxaca) (pop: 1,360)
33 km (20 mi) S of Jaltepec de Candayoc (Oaxaca) (pop: 1,770)
42 km (26 mi) WNW of Matias Romero (Matías Romero Avendaño, Oaxaca) (pop: 18,900)
80 km (50 mi) NNW of Juchitan de Zaragoza (Oaxaca) (pop: 74,800)
142 km (88 mi) E of Oaxaca City (pop: 255,000)
475 km (295 mi) ESE of Mexico City (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) More info
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