Moderate mag. 4.1 earthquake - 19 km west of Juchitán de Zaragoza, Oaxaca, Mexico, on Saturday, 8 February 2020 at 22:12 (GMT) -
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Moderate magnitude 4.1 earthquake at 4 km depth
8 Feb 22:32 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 20 minutes.
Date & time: 8 Feb 2020 22:12:11 UTC -
Depth: 4.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 16.49°N / 95.19°W (Magdalena Tlacotepec, Oaxaca, Mexico)
Nearest volcano: El Chichón (230 km / 143 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
2 km (1 mi) SE of Los Lavaderos (Familia Hernandez Osorio) (pop: 19) --> See nearby quakes!
12 km (8 mi) SW of Ixtepec (pop: 25,400) --> See nearby quakes!
18 km (11 mi) NNE of San Blas Atempa (pop: 12,000) --> See nearby quakes!
19 km (12 mi) WNW of Juchitan de Zaragoza (pop: 74,800) --> See nearby quakes!
19 km (12 mi) NNE of Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (Tehuantepec) (pop: 42,100) --> See nearby quakes!
28 km (17 mi) ENE of Santa Maria Jalapa del Marqués (pop: 9,000) --> See nearby quakes!
35 km (22 mi) N of Salina Cruz (pop: 76,600) --> See nearby quakes!
46 km (29 mi) SSW of Matias Romero (Matías Romero Avendaño) (pop: 18,900) --> See nearby quakes!
175 km (109 mi) ESE of Oaxaca City (pop: 255,000) --> See nearby quakes!
529 km (329 mi) SE of 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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|M 4.1||4 km||Oaxaca, Mexico||EMSC|
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