Moderate mag. 4.1 earthquake - 14 km west of Juchitán de Zaragoza, Oaxaca, Mexico, on Friday, 17 January 2020 at 16:51 (GMT) -
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Moderate magnitude 4.1 earthquake at 6 km depth
17 Jan 17:03 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 12 minutes.
Date & time: 17 Jan 2020 16:51:18 UTC -
Depth: 6.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 16.47°N / 95.15°W (San Pedro Comitancillo, Oaxaca, Mexico)
Nearest volcano: El Chichón (227 km / 141 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
2 km (2 mi) SSE of San Pedro Comitancillo (pop: 3,940) --> See nearby quakes!
11 km (7 mi) SSW of Ixtepec (pop: 25,400) --> See nearby quakes!
14 km (9 mi) WNW of Juchitan de Zaragoza (pop: 74,800) --> See nearby quakes!
17 km (11 mi) NNE of San Blas Atempa (pop: 12,000) --> See nearby quakes!
19 km (12 mi) NNE of Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (Tehuantepec) (pop: 42,100) --> See nearby quakes!
33 km (21 mi) N of Salina Cruz (pop: 76,600) --> See nearby quakes!
34 km (21 mi) W of Union Hidalgo (Unión Hidalgo) (pop: 13,700) --> See nearby quakes!
47 km (29 mi) SSW of Matias Romero (Matías Romero Avendaño) (pop: 18,900) --> See nearby quakes!
180 km (112 mi) ESE of Oaxaca City (pop: 255,000) --> See nearby quakes!
534 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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|M 4.1||6 km||Oaxaca, Mexico||EMSC|
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