Mag. 4.1 earthquake - 12 km north of Juchitán de Zaragoza, Oaxaca, Mexico, on Friday, 3 January 2020 at 19:15 (GMT) -
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Light magnitude 4.1 earthquake at 7 km depth
3 Jan 19:35 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 20 minutes.
Depth: 7.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 16.54°N / 95.05°W (Asuncion Ixtaltepec, Oaxaca, Mexico)
Nearest volcano: El Chichón (214 km / 133 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
2 km (1 mi) NNW of Rancho Vicente Lopez Vasquez (pop: 17) --> See nearby quakes!
4 km (3 mi) NNE of Asuncion Ixtaltepec (pop: 7,200) --> See nearby quakes!
11 km (7 mi) W of La Ventosa (pop: 4,880) --> See nearby quakes!
13 km (8 mi) ENE of San Pedro Comitancillo (pop: 3,940) --> See nearby quakes!
14 km (9 mi) SSW of Mena (pop: 221) --> See nearby quakes!
17 km (11 mi) ESE of Santiago Laollaga (pop: 2,550) --> See nearby quakes!
25 km (15 mi) WNW of Union Hidalgo (Unión Hidalgo) (pop: 13,700) --> See nearby quakes!
30 km (19 mi) NE of San Blas Atempa (pop: 12,000) --> See nearby quakes!
188 km (117 mi) ESE of Oaxaca City (pop: 255,000) --> See nearby quakes!
538 km (334 mi) SE of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 8.9 x 1010 joules (24.8 megawatt hours, equivalent to 21.3 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.1||7 km||Oaxaca, Mexico||EMSC|
User reports for this quake (2)
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
211.2 km E of epicenter [Map] / Very strong shaking (MMI VII)
col hipodromo condesa / not felt