Mag. 4.0 earthquake - Oaxaca, Mexico, on Wednesday, 18 December 2019 at 08:22 (GMT) -
Light magnitude 4.0 earthquake at 16 km depth
18 Dec 12:54 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 5 hours.
Depth: 16.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 16.03°N / 97.67°W (Mexico)
Nearby towns and cities:
1 km (1 mi) ESE of El Tlacuache (Oaxaca) (pop: 132)
11 km (7 mi) SE of Rio Viejo (Oaxaca) (pop: 363)
12 km (7 mi) W of Los Llanos del Espinal (Oaxaca) (pop: 132)
12 km (8 mi) SW of La Luz (Oaxaca) (pop: 2,440)
13 km (8 mi) ENE of El Azufre (Villa de Tututepec de Melchor Ocampo, Oaxaca) (pop: 524)
33 km (20 mi) SSE of Santiago (Oaxaca) (pop: 10,100)
153 km (95 mi) SW of Oaxaca City (pop: 255,000)
408 km (254 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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