Moderate mag. 4.1 earthquake - 8.3 km east of Niltepec, Oaxaca, Mexico, on Wednesday, 22 January 2020 at 09:31 (GMT) -
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Moderate magnitude 4.1 earthquake at 6 km depth
22 Jan 09:47 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 15 minutes.
Date & time: 22 Jan 2020 09:31:43 UTC -
Depth: 6.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 16.54°N / 94.54°W (Oaxaca, Mexico)
Nearest volcano: El Chichón (167 km / 104 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
6 km (4 mi) W of La Represa (pop: 31) --> See nearby quakes!
21 km (13 mi) NNE of Las Amilpas (pop: 8,800) --> See nearby quakes!
21 km (13 mi) WNW of Santo Domingo Zanatepec (pop: 7,250) --> See nearby quakes!
22 km (14 mi) NNW of San Francisco Ixhuatan (pop: 5,410) --> See nearby quakes!
32 km (20 mi) ENE of Union Hidalgo (Unión Hidalgo) (pop: 13,700) --> See nearby quakes!
52 km (33 mi) ENE of Juchitan de Zaragoza (pop: 74,800) --> See nearby quakes!
60 km (37 mi) E of Ixtepec (pop: 25,400) --> See nearby quakes!
65 km (41 mi) SE of Matias Romero (Matías Romero Avendaño) (pop: 18,900) --> See nearby quakes!
81 km (50 mi) ENE of Salina Cruz (pop: 76,600) --> See nearby quakes!
582 km (362 mi) ESE 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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