Mag. 4.5 earthquake - 372 km south of Mexico City, Ciudad de México, Mexico, on Friday, 17 January 2020 at 16:31 (GMT) -
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Light magnitude 4.5 earthquake at 5 km depth
17 Jan 16:52 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 20 minutes.
Depth: 5.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 16.15°N / 98.41°W (North Pacific Ocean, Mexico)
Nearby towns and cities:
15 km (9 mi) SSW of Callejon de Romulo (pop: 494) --> See nearby quakes!
22 km (13 mi) S of Santiago Tepextla (pop: 1,420) --> See nearby quakes!
25 km (15 mi) SW of El Ciruelo (pop: 2,220) --> See nearby quakes!
26 km (16 mi) WSW of Corralero (pop: 1,740) --> See nearby quakes!
32 km (20 mi) SSE of San Nicolas (pop: 3,270) --> See nearby quakes!
36 km (22 mi) S of Cuajinicuilapa (pop: 10,300) --> See nearby quakes!
40 km (25 mi) SSW of Santiago Llano Grande (pop: 1,880) --> See nearby quakes!
44 km (27 mi) WSW of Pinotepa Nacional (pop: 29,600) --> See nearby quakes!
60 km (37 mi) S of Ometepec (pop: 24,100) --> See nearby quakes!
372 km (231 mi) SSE of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
176 km (110 mi) ESE of La Roqueta Island --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 3.5 x 1011 joules (98.6 megawatt hours, equivalent to 84.8 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.5||5 km||Offshore Oaxaca, Mexico||EMSC|
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