Light mag. 4.2 earthquake - Oaxaca, 135 km southwest of Tuxtla (Chiapas), Mexico, on Sunday, 12 January 2020 at 03:13 (GMT) -
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Light magnitude 4.2 earthquake at 95 km depth
12 Jan 03:43 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 30 minutes.
Date & time: 12 Jan 2020 03:13:49 UTC -
Depth: 95.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 16.14°N / 94.2°W (La Zarza, Oaxaca, Mexico)
Nearest volcano: El Chichón (171 km / 106 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
4 km (2 mi) N of Portillo Guayaba (pop: 10) --> See nearby quakes!
18 km (11 mi) S of Chahuite (pop: 9,840) --> See nearby quakes!
27 km (17 mi) SSW of El Espinal (Chiapas) (pop: 7,620) --> See nearby quakes!
34 km (21 mi) WSW of Arriaga (Chiapas) (pop: 24,400) --> See nearby quakes!
38 km (24 mi) SE of San Francisco Ixhuatan (pop: 5,410) --> See nearby quakes!
41 km (26 mi) SSE of Santo Domingo Zanatepec (pop: 7,250) --> See nearby quakes!
48 km (30 mi) W of Tonala (Tonalá, Chiapas) (pop: 35,300) --> See nearby quakes!
79 km (49 mi) SW of Cintalapa de Figueroa (Chiapas) (pop: 42,500) --> See nearby quakes!
288 km (179 mi) ESE of Oaxaca City (pop: 255,000) --> See nearby quakes!
637 km (396 mi) SE of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 1011 joules (35 megawatt hours, equivalent to 30.1 tons of TNT) More info
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|4.2||95 km||Offshore Oaxaca, Mexico||EMSC|
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