Light mag. 4.2 earthquake - 96 km southwest of Coatzacoalcos, Veracruz, Mexico, on Monday, 6 January 2020 at 01:03 (GMT) -
Light magnitude 4.2 earthquake at 125 km depth
6 Jan 01:26 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 22 minutes.
Depth: 125.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 17.59°N / 95.13°W (Mexico)
Nearest volcano: San Martín (109 km / 68 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
14 km (9 mi) SW of Medias Aguas (pop: 1,120)
19 km (12 mi) NE of El Porvenir (Oaxaca) (pop: 1,580)
20 km (13 mi) NW of Jesús Carranza (pop: 4,020)
46 km (29 mi) SW of Acayucan (pop: 47,000)
76 km (47 mi) SW of Minatitlán (pop: 150,900)
96 km (59 mi) SW of Coatzacoalcos (pop: 230,700)
179 km (111 mi) NE of Oaxaca (pop: 262,600)
469 km (291 mi) SE of Mexico City (Ciudad de México) (pop: 12,294,200)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 1011 joules (35 megawatt hours, equivalent to 30.1 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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