Mag. 4.0 earthquake - Oaxaca, 135 km west of Tuxtla (Chiapas), Mexico, on Sunday, 19 January 2020 at 20:21 (GMT) -
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Light magnitude 4.0 earthquake at 120 km depth
19 Jan 20:42 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 21 minutes.
Depth: 120.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 16.74°N / 94.38°W (Ostuta, Oaxaca, Mexico)
Nearest volcano: El Chichón (141 km / 88 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
11 km (7 mi) N of 5 de Noviembre (La Cristalina) (pop: 34) --> See nearby quakes!
29 km (18 mi) N of Santo Domingo Zanatepec (pop: 7,250) --> See nearby quakes!
37 km (23 mi) ESE of Santa Maria Chimalapa (pop: 2,540) --> See nearby quakes!
45 km (28 mi) NNE of San Francisco Ixhuatan (pop: 5,410) --> See nearby quakes!
46 km (28 mi) NNW of San Pedro Tapanatepec (pop: 7,440) --> See nearby quakes!
49 km (30 mi) NNE of Las Amilpas (pop: 8,800) --> See nearby quakes!
56 km (35 mi) ENE of Union Hidalgo (Unión Hidalgo) (pop: 13,700) --> See nearby quakes!
76 km (47 mi) ENE of Juchitan de Zaragoza (pop: 74,800) --> See nearby quakes!
252 km (157 mi) E of Oaxaca City (pop: 255,000) --> See nearby quakes!
584 km (363 mi) ESE of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 1010 joules (17.5 megawatt hours, equivalent to 15.1 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.0||120 km||Oaxaca, Mexico||EMSC|
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