Mag. 4.2 earthquake - 7 km west of Juchitán de Zaragoza, Oaxaca, Mexico, on Sunday, 2 February 2020 at 22:06 (GMT) -
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Light magnitude 4.2 earthquake at 12 km depth
2 Feb 22:27 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 21 minutes.
Depth: 12.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 16.46°N / 95.08°W (Rancho Armando Martínez Ulloa, Oaxaca, Mexico)
Nearest volcano: El Chichón (221 km / 137 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
1 km (1 mi) SE of Unidad Habitacional Ixtepec Segunda (pop: 346) --> See nearby quakes!
7 km (4 mi) WNW of Juchitan de Zaragoza (pop: 74,800) --> See nearby quakes!
11 km (7 mi) SSE of Ixtepec (pop: 25,400) --> See nearby quakes!
16 km (10 mi) N of Santa Rosa (pop: 2,490) --> See nearby quakes!
17 km (11 mi) SW of La Ventosa (pop: 4,880) --> See nearby quakes!
21 km (13 mi) NE of San Blas Atempa (pop: 12,000) --> See nearby quakes!
23 km (14 mi) NE of Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (Tehuantepec) (pop: 42,100) --> See nearby quakes!
34 km (21 mi) NNE of Salina Cruz (pop: 76,600) --> See nearby quakes!
188 km (117 mi) ESE of Oaxaca City (pop: 255,000) --> See nearby quakes!
541 km (336 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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|M 4.2||12 km||Oaxaca, Mexico||EMSC|
User reports for this quake (1)
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Huatulco Mexico / Light shaking (MMI IV)