Mag. 4.2 earthquake - 12 km west of Juchitán de Zaragoza, Oaxaca, Mexico, on Sunday, 9 February 2020 at 06:39 (GMT) -
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Light magnitude 4.2 earthquake at 5 km depth
9 Feb 07:07 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 27 minutes.
Depth: 5.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 16.46°N / 95.13°W (San Pedro Comitancillo, Oaxaca, Mexico)
Nearest volcano: El Chichón (226 km / 140 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
2 km (1 mi) NNW of El Huamuchal (Los Vegas) (pop: 29) --> See nearby quakes!
9 km (6 mi) ESE of Magdalena Tlacotepec (pop: 1,180) --> See nearby quakes!
12 km (7 mi) SSW of Ixtepec (pop: 25,400) --> See nearby quakes!
12 km (7 mi) WNW of Juchitan de Zaragoza (pop: 74,800) --> See nearby quakes!
16 km (10 mi) NNW of Santa Rosa (pop: 2,490) --> See nearby quakes!
18 km (11 mi) NE of San Blas Atempa (pop: 12,000) --> See nearby quakes!
19 km (12 mi) NE of Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (Tehuantepec) (pop: 42,100) --> See nearby quakes!
32 km (20 mi) NNE of Salina Cruz (pop: 76,600) --> See nearby quakes!
183 km (113 mi) ESE of Oaxaca City (pop: 255,000) --> See nearby quakes!
537 km (333 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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