Mag. 4.3 earthquake - 11 km northwest of Juchitán de Zaragoza, Oaxaca, Mexico, on Sunday, 19 January 2020 at 15:04 (GMT) -
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Light magnitude 4.3 earthquake at 5 km depth
19 Jan 15:34 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 30 minutes.
Depth: 5.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 16.51°N / 95.09°W (Ixtepec, Oaxaca, Mexico)
Nearest volcano: El Chichón (220 km / 137 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
2 km (2 mi) WSW of El Sifon (pop: 12) --> See nearby quakes!
6 km (4 mi) SSE of Ixtepec (pop: 25,400) --> See nearby quakes!
11 km (7 mi) NW of Juchitan de Zaragoza (pop: 74,800) --> See nearby quakes!
12 km (7 mi) E of Magdalena Tlacotepec (pop: 1,180) --> See nearby quakes!
16 km (10 mi) WSW of La Ventosa (pop: 4,880) --> See nearby quakes!
26 km (16 mi) NE of Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (Tehuantepec) (pop: 42,100) --> See nearby quakes!
39 km (24 mi) NNE of Salina Cruz (pop: 76,600) --> See nearby quakes!
41 km (26 mi) S of Matias Romero (Matías Romero Avendaño) (pop: 18,900) --> See nearby quakes!
185 km (115 mi) ESE of Oaxaca City (pop: 255,000) --> See nearby quakes!
536 km (333 mi) SE of Mexiko (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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