Mag. 4.2 earthquake - 13 km southeast of San Lucas Camotlán, Oaxaca, Mexico, on Friday, 24 January 2020 at 16:17 (GMT) -
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Light magnitude 4.2 earthquake at 10 km depth
24 Jan 16:37 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 20 minutes.
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 16.85°N / 95.64°W (San Carlos Yautepec, Oaxaca, Mexico)
Nearest volcano: San Martín (198 km / 123 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
3 km (2 mi) E of Santa Cruz la Reforma (pop: 75) --> See nearby quakes!
8 km (5 mi) E of Santiago Quiavicuzas (pop: 1,460) --> See nearby quakes!
22 km (13 mi) NNW of Santiago Lachiguiri (pop: 1,650) --> See nearby quakes!
23 km (14 mi) ESE of Guadalupe Victoria (pop: 1,150) --> See nearby quakes!
29 km (18 mi) SW of San Juan Mazatlan (pop: 1,790) --> See nearby quakes!
64 km (40 mi) W of Matias Romero (Matías Romero Avendaño) (pop: 18,900) --> See nearby quakes!
66 km (41 mi) WNW of Ixtepec (pop: 25,400) --> See nearby quakes!
81 km (50 mi) NW of Juchitan de Zaragoza (pop: 74,800) --> See nearby quakes!
118 km (73 mi) E of Oaxaca City (pop: 255,000) --> See nearby quakes!
467 km (290 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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User reports for this quake (2)
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
El Cacalote (209.2 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Puerto Escondido / Moderate shaking (MMI V)