Mag. 4.0 earthquake - Oaxaca, Mexico, on Wednesday, 18 December 2019 at 08:36 (GMT) -
Light magnitude 4.0 earthquake at 17 km depth
18 Dec 12:54 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 4 hours.
Depth: 17.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 16.03°N / 97.61°W (Mexico)
Nearby towns and cities:
4 km (2 mi) ESE of El Lagartero (pop: 106)
10 km (6 mi) NW of Cerro Hermoso (pop: 379)
16 km (10 mi) ESE of Rio Viejo (pop: 363)
17 km (10 mi) SW of Santa Maria Acatepec (pop: 1,170)
18 km (11 mi) S of El Ciruelito (Villa de Tututepec de Melchor Ocampo) (pop: 138)
19 km (12 mi) ENE of El Azufre (Villa de Tututepec de Melchor Ocampo) (pop: 524)
59 km (36 mi) SE of Pinotepa Nacional (pop: 29,600)
411 km (255 mi) SSE 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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