Mag. 4.1 earthquake - Oaxaca, 112 km west of Tuxtla (Chiapas), Mexico, on Monday, 17 February 2020 at 19:18 (GMT) -
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Light magnitude 4.1 earthquake at 139 km depth
17 Feb 19:41 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 23 minutes.
Depth: 139.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 16.93°N / 94.15°W (Elsy Herrerías de Castellanos, Oaxaca, Mexico)
Nearest volcano: El Chichón (109 km / 68 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
8 km (5 mi) NNW of Nuevo San Juan (pop: 52) --> See nearby quakes!
15 km (9 mi) WSW of Cal y Mayor (pop: 543) --> See nearby quakes!
19 km (12 mi) S of San Francisco la Paz (pop: 628) --> See nearby quakes!
24 km (15 mi) N of Benito Juarez (pop: 309) --> See nearby quakes!
26 km (16 mi) NNW of Nuevas Maravillas (Cintalapa, Chiapas) (pop: 327) --> See nearby quakes!
27 km (17 mi) SSE of La Fortaleza (Veracruz) (pop: 194) --> See nearby quakes!
54 km (33 mi) WNW of Cintalapa de Figueroa (Chiapas) (pop: 42,500) --> See nearby quakes!
54 km (34 mi) NNE of Santo Domingo Zanatepec (pop: 7,250) --> See nearby quakes!
274 km (170 mi) E of Oaxaca City (pop: 255,000) --> See nearby quakes!
595 km (370 mi) ESE 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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