Mag. 4.1 earthquake - 120 km southeast of Oaxaca, Mexico, on Friday, 24 January 2020 at 04:41 (GMT) -

Mag. 4.1 earthquake  - 120 km southeast of Oaxaca, Mexico, on Friday, 24 January 2020 at 04:41 (GMT)

Light magnitude 4.1 earthquake at 62 km depth

24 Jan 05:08 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 27 minutes.
Date & time: 24 Jan 2020 04:41:46 UTC -
Magnitude: 4.1
Depth: 62.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 16.17°N / 96.09°W (San Carlos Yautepec, Oaxaca, Mexico)
Nearby towns and cities:
8 km (5 mi) SW of San Pedro Tepalcatepec (pop: 408) --> See nearby quakes!
14 km (9 mi) N of Merced del Potrero (pop: 2,180) --> See nearby quakes!
26 km (16 mi) W of Santa Maria Zapotitlan (pop: 1,100) --> See nearby quakes!
35 km (22 mi) SE of San Jose (pop: 1,470) --> See nearby quakes!
38 km (23 mi) ESE of San Cristobal Amatlan (pop: 4,100) --> See nearby quakes!
45 km (28 mi) N of Crucecita (pop: 15,100) --> See nearby quakes!
45 km (28 mi) NNE of Huatulco (pop: 7,410) --> See nearby quakes!
57 km (35 mi) ESE of Miahuatlan de Porfirio Diaz (Miahuatlán de Porfirio Díaz) (pop: 23,900) --> See nearby quakes!
120 km (75 mi) SE of Oaxaca City (pop: 255,000) --> See nearby quakes!
485 km (301 mi) SE of Mexiko (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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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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M 4.162 kmOaxaca, MexicoEMSC

User reports for this quake (8)

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Oaxaca city / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I woke up with the shaking of the earthquake. It lasted about 10 seconds.
Puerto Escondido / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Oaxaca city (116.8 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Woke from sleep on a second level building. Very mild shaking that lasted for no more than 15 seconds. Have experienced earthquakes in the states before.
Puerto Escondido / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Our house of four travelers all woke up.
Puerto Escondido, Oaxaca / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : I am sleeping on the second floor and was dozing off after a long night of moctezumas revenge, and was awakened by a soft rumble and a sensation of the room swaying. Quite bizzare
Puerto Escondido / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Later than listed by my watch at 4:48 am
Puerto escondido / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Puerto Escondido / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
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