Mag. 4.1 earthquake - Offshore Oaxaca, Mexico, on Saturday, 21 December 2019 at 23:32 (GMT) -
Light magnitude 4.1 earthquake at 48 km depth
22 Dec 00:01 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 29 minutes.
Depth: 48.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 15.69°N / 94.42°W (Mexico)
Nearest volcano: El Chichón (225 km / 140 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
60 km (37 mi) SSW of Pesquería Rancho Salinas (San Pedro Tapanatepec, Oaxaca) (pop: 593)
72 km (44 mi) SW of Paredón (Chiapas) (pop: 6,130)
72 km (45 mi) SSW of Chahuite (San Antonio, Oaxaca) (pop: 9,840)
78 km (49 mi) SSE of Las Amilpas (Oaxaca) (pop: 8,800)
82 km (51 mi) SW of Arriaga (Chiapas) (pop: 22,800)
84 km (52 mi) WSW of Tonalá (Chiapas) (pop: 32,900)
183 km (114 mi) SW of Tuxtla (Chiapas) (pop: 481,100)
650 km (404 mi) SE of Mexico City (Ciudad de México) (pop: 12,294,200)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 8.9 x 1010 joules (24.8 megawatt hours, equivalent to 21.3 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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