Moderate mag. 4.3 earthquake - 17 km northwest of Juchitán de Zaragoza, Oaxaca, Mexico, on Friday, 17 January 2020 at 02:18 (GMT) -
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Moderate magnitude 4.3 earthquake at 6 km depth
17 Jan 04:06 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 1 hour and 48 minutes.
Date & time: 17 Jan 2020 02:18:23 UTC -
Depth: 6.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 16.51°N / 95.16°W (San Pedro Comitancillo, Oaxaca, Mexico)
Nearest volcano: El Chichón (226 km / 140 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
2 km (1 mi) N of San Pedro Comitancillo (pop: 3,940) --> See nearby quakes!
8 km (5 mi) SW of Ixtepec (pop: 25,400) --> See nearby quakes!
10 km (6 mi) SSE of Santiago Laollaga (pop: 2,550) --> See nearby quakes!
17 km (11 mi) WNW of Juchitan de Zaragoza (pop: 74,800) --> See nearby quakes!
21 km (13 mi) NNE of San Blas Atempa (pop: 12,000) --> See nearby quakes!
22 km (14 mi) NNE of Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (Tehuantepec) (pop: 42,100) --> See nearby quakes!
37 km (23 mi) N of Salina Cruz (pop: 76,600) --> See nearby quakes!
43 km (27 mi) SSW of Matias Romero (Matías Romero Avendaño) (pop: 18,900) --> See nearby quakes!
178 km (110 mi) ESE of Oaxaca City (pop: 255,000) --> See nearby quakes!
531 km (330 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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|4.3||6 km||Oaxaca, Mexico||EMSC|
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