Moderate mag. 4.2 earthquake - 13 km west of Juchitán de Zaragoza, Oaxaca, Mexico, on Saturday, 18 January 2020 at 03:20 (GMT) -
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Moderate magnitude 4.2 earthquake at 2 km depth
18 Jan 03:41 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 21 minutes.
Date & time: 18 Jan 2020 03:20:10 UTC -
Depth: 2.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 16.48°N / 95.13°W (Asuncion Ixtaltepec, Oaxaca, Mexico)
Nearest volcano: El Chichón (225 km / 140 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
2 km (1 mi) SE of Frente al Tecnologico (pop: 56) --> See nearby quakes!
9 km (6 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!
19 km (12 mi) NNE of San Blas Atempa (pop: 12,000) --> See nearby quakes!
21 km (13 mi) NE of Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (Tehuantepec) (pop: 42,100) --> See nearby quakes!
32 km (20 mi) W of Union Hidalgo (Unión Hidalgo) (pop: 13,700) --> See nearby quakes!
35 km (21 mi) N of Salina Cruz (pop: 76,600) --> See nearby quakes!
45 km (28 mi) SSW 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 (333 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||2 km||Oaxaca, Mexico||EMSC|
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