Mag. 4.5 earthquake - 45 km northeast of Juchitán de Zaragoza, Oaxaca, Mexico, on Thursday, 6 February 2020 at 00:28 (GMT) -
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Light magnitude 4.5 earthquake at 102 km depth
6 Feb 00:47 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 19 minutes.
Depth: 102.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 16.63°N / 94.65°W (Soledad, Oaxaca, Mexico)
Nearest volcano: El Chichón (172 km / 107 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
3 km (2 mi) S of La Compuerta (pop: 28) --> See nearby quakes!
6 km (4 mi) NE of La Blanca (pop: 1,220) --> See nearby quakes!
14 km (9 mi) SE of San Miguel Chimalapa (pop: 1,440) --> See nearby quakes!
19 km (12 mi) ENE of La Venta (pop: 2,160) --> See nearby quakes!
26 km (16 mi) NE of Union Hidalgo (Unión Hidalgo) (pop: 13,700) --> See nearby quakes!
45 km (28 mi) ENE of Juchitan de Zaragoza (pop: 74,800) --> See nearby quakes!
49 km (30 mi) E of Ixtepec (pop: 25,400) --> See nearby quakes!
50 km (31 mi) ESE of Matias Romero (Matías Romero Avendaño) (pop: 18,900) --> See nearby quakes!
226 km (140 mi) ESE of Oaxaca City (pop: 255,000) --> See nearby quakes!
567 km (352 mi) ESE of Mexiko (Mexico City) (pop: 12,294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 3.5 x 1011 joules (98.6 megawatt hours, equivalent to 84.8 tons of TNT) More info
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