Mag. 4.2 earthquake - 46 km south of Salina Cruz, Oaxaca, Mexico, on Sunday, 16 February 2020 at 11:04 (GMT) -
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Light magnitude 4.2 earthquake at 22 km depth
16 Feb 11:19 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 15 minutes.
Depth: 22.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 15.76°N / 95.17°W (North Pacific Ocean, Mexico)
Nearby towns and cities:
38 km (24 mi) SE of Concepcion Bamba (pop: 312) --> See nearby quakes!
46 km (29 mi) S of Salina Cruz (pop: 76,600) --> See nearby quakes!
54 km (34 mi) SSW of San Mateo del Mar (pop: 5,730) --> See nearby quakes!
54 km (34 mi) SSE of Rincon Moreno (pop: 1,020) --> See nearby quakes!
60 km (37 mi) ESE of Santiago Astata (pop: 2,210) --> See nearby quakes!
62 km (39 mi) S of Santa Rosa (pop: 2,490) --> See nearby quakes!
63 km (39 mi) S of Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (Tehuantepec) (pop: 42,100) --> See nearby quakes!
64 km (40 mi) S of San Blas Atempa (pop: 12,000) --> See nearby quakes!
90 km (56 mi) SW of Las Amilpas (pop: 8,800) --> See nearby quakes!
585 km (364 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||22 km||Offshore Oaxaca, Mexico||EMSC|
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