Mag. 4.2 earthquake - 13 km southeast of San Lucas Camotlán, Oaxaca, Mexico, on Friday, 24 January 2020 at 16:17 (GMT) -

Mag. 4.2 earthquake  - 13 km southeast of San Lucas Camotlán, Oaxaca, Mexico, on Friday, 24 January 2020 at 16:17 (GMT)

Light magnitude 4.2 earthquake at 10 km depth

24 Jan 16:37 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 20 minutes.
Date & time: 24 Jan 2020 16:17:21 UTC -
Magnitude: 4.2
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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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
M 4.210 kmOaxaca, MexicoEMSC

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)
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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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