Moderate mag. 4.3 earthquake - 12 km northwest of Juchitán de Zaragoza, Oaxaca, Mexico, on Friday, 17 January 2020 at 02:47 (GMT) -
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Moderate magnitude 4.3 earthquake at 11 km depth
17 Jan 03:11 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 24 minutes.
Date & time: 17 Jan 2020 02:47:16 UTC -
Depth: 11.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 16.48°N / 95.12°W (San Pedro Comitancillo, Oaxaca, Mexico)
Nearest volcano: El Chichón (224 km / 139 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
3 km (2 mi) ESE of Frente al Tecnologico (pop: 56) --> See nearby quakes!
9 km (6 mi) S of Ixtepec (pop: 25,400) --> See nearby quakes!
12 km (7 mi) WNW of Juchitan de Zaragoza (pop: 74,800) --> See nearby quakes!
20 km (12 mi) NE of San Blas Atempa (pop: 12,000) --> See nearby quakes!
22 km (13 mi) NE of Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (Tehuantepec) (pop: 42,100) --> See nearby quakes!
31 km (19 mi) W of Union Hidalgo (Unión Hidalgo) (pop: 13,700) --> See nearby quakes!
35 km (22 mi) NNE of Salina Cruz (pop: 76,600) --> See nearby quakes!
45 km (28 mi) S of Matias Romero (Matías Romero Avendaño) (pop: 18,900) --> See nearby quakes!
183 km (114 mi) ESE of Oaxaca City (pop: 255,000) --> See nearby quakes!
536 km (333 mi) SE of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 1.8 x 1011 joules (49.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 42.5 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.3||11 km||Oaxaca, Mexico||EMSC|
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