Moderate mag. 4.1 earthquake - 13 km northwest of Juchitán de Zaragoza, Oaxaca, Mexico, on Friday, 17 January 2020 at 04:26 (GMT) -
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Moderate magnitude 4.1 earthquake at 10 km depth
17 Jan 04:47 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 21 minutes.
Date & time: 17 Jan 2020 04:26:38 UTC -
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 16.5°N / 95.12°W (Asuncion Ixtaltepec, Oaxaca, Mexico)
Nearest volcano: El Chichón (223 km / 139 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
3 km (2 mi) ENE of Frente al Tecnologico (pop: 56) --> See nearby quakes!
7 km (4 mi) SSW of Ixtepec (pop: 25,400) --> See nearby quakes!
13 km (8 mi) WNW of Juchitan de Zaragoza (pop: 74,800) --> See nearby quakes!
22 km (14 mi) NNE of San Blas Atempa (pop: 12,000) --> See nearby quakes!
23 km (15 mi) NNE 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!
37 km (23 mi) NNE of Salina Cruz (pop: 76,600) --> See nearby quakes!
43 km (27 mi) S of Matias Romero (Matías Romero Avendaño) (pop: 18,900) --> See nearby quakes!
182 km (113 mi) ESE of Oaxaca City (pop: 255,000) --> See nearby quakes!
535 km (332 mi) SE 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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