Light mag. 4.1 earthquake - Oaxaca, 102 km south of Minatitlán (Veracruz), Mexico, on Sunday, 12 January 2020 at 09:17 (GMT) -
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Light magnitude 4.1 earthquake at 135 km depth
12 Jan 14:14 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 5 hours.
Date & time: 12 Jan 2020 09:17:32 UTC -
Depth: 135.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 17.09°N / 94.7°W (Chalchijapa, Oaxaca, Mexico)
Nearest volcano: El Chichón (159 km / 99 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
6 km (4 mi) E of San Francisco el Vado (pop: 96) --> See nearby quakes!
20 km (12 mi) E of Cuauhtémoc (pop: 2,260) --> See nearby quakes!
20 km (13 mi) N of Santa Maria Chimalapa (pop: 2,540) --> See nearby quakes!
41 km (25 mi) ESE of Donaji (pop: 2,360) --> See nearby quakes!
43 km (27 mi) NE of Matias Romero (Matías Romero Avendaño) (pop: 18,900) --> See nearby quakes!
44 km (28 mi) ENE of San Juan Guichicovi (pop: 4,280) --> See nearby quakes!
65 km (41 mi) NNE of La Ventosa (pop: 4,880) --> See nearby quakes!
73 km (45 mi) NE of Ixtepec (pop: 25,400) --> See nearby quakes!
215 km (134 mi) E of Oaxaca City (pop: 255,000) --> See nearby quakes!
535 km (332 mi) ESE 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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