Mag. 4.2 earthquake - 72 km southwest of Salina Cruz, San Mateo del Mar, Oaxaca, Mexico, on Wednesday, 12 February 2020 at 17:44 (GMT) -
Light magnitude 4.2 earthquake at 16 km depth
12 Feb 18:12 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 28 minutes.
Depth: 16.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 15.67°N / 95.5°W (Mexico)
Nearby towns and cities:
40 km (25 mi) SSE of Santiago Astata (pop: 2,210)
43 km (27 mi) SE of El Coyul (San Pedro Huamelula) (pop: 2,200)
49 km (31 mi) SSW of El Morro (Santo Domingo Tehuantepec) (pop: 2,630)
65 km (40 mi) SSW of Salina Cruz (pop: 76,600)
69 km (43 mi) E of Crucecita (pop: 15,100)
78 km (48 mi) SSW of Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (Tehuantepec) (pop: 37,400)
99 km (62 mi) SSW of Juchitán de Zaragoza (pop: 67,600)
568 km (353 mi) SE of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 1011 joules (35 megawatt hours, equivalent to 30.1 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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|M 4.2||16 km||Offshore Oaxaca, Mexico||EMSC|
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