Mag. 4.0 earthquake - 85 km southwest of Minatitlán, Veracruz, Mexico, on Wednesday, 8 January 2020 at 07:59 (GMT) -
Light magnitude 4.0 earthquake at 128 km depth
8 Jan 14:34 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 7 hours.
Depth: 128.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 17.3°N / 94.87°W (Mexico)
Nearest volcano: San Martín (145 km / 90 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
6 km (4 mi) W of El Tesoro (pop: 163)
6 km (4 mi) W of Ricardo Flores Magon (pop: 260)
19 km (12 mi) NNE of Francisco Javier Jasso (Oaxaca) (pop: 456)
19 km (12 mi) E of Nuevo Ubero (Matías Romero Avendaño, Oaxaca) (pop: 418)
72 km (45 mi) S of Acayucan (pop: 50,900)
85 km (53 mi) SSW of Minatitlan (pop: 112,000)
196 km (122 mi) WNW of Tuxtla Gutiérrez (Chiapas) (pop: 537,100)
508 km (316 mi) ESE 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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