Moderate mag. 4.2 earthquake - 26 km west of Juchitán de Zaragoza, Oaxaca, Mexico, on Friday, 17 January 2020 at 03:21 (GMT) -
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Moderate magnitude 4.2 earthquake at 10 km depth
17 Jan 03:36 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 14 minutes.
Date & time: 17 Jan 2020 03:21:43 UTC -
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 16.5°N / 95.25°W (Magdalena Tlacotepec, Oaxaca, Mexico)
Nearest volcano: San Martín (231 km / 144 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
5 km (3 mi) W of Magdalena Tlacotepec (pop: 1,180) --> See nearby quakes!
17 km (11 mi) WSW of Ixtepec (pop: 25,400) --> See nearby quakes!
19 km (12 mi) N of San Blas Atempa (pop: 12,000) --> See nearby quakes!
20 km (12 mi) N of Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (Tehuantepec) (pop: 42,100) --> See nearby quakes!
22 km (14 mi) ENE of Santa Maria Jalapa del Marqués (pop: 9,000) --> See nearby quakes!
26 km (16 mi) WNW of Juchitan de Zaragoza (pop: 74,800) --> See nearby quakes!
37 km (23 mi) N of Salina Cruz (pop: 76,600) --> See nearby quakes!
48 km (30 mi) SSW of Matias Romero (Matías Romero Avendaño) (pop: 18,900) --> See nearby quakes!
169 km (105 mi) ESE of Oaxaca City (pop: 255,000) --> See nearby quakes!
524 km (325 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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|M 4.2||10 km||Oaxaca, Mexico||EMSC|
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