Moderate mag. 4.0 earthquake - 13 km west of Juchitán de Zaragoza, Oaxaca, Mexico, on Wednesday, 26 February 2020 at 09:28 (GMT) -
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Moderate magnitude 4.0 earthquake at 5 km depth
26 Feb 15:14 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 6 hours.
Date & time: 26 Feb 2020 09:28:51 UTC -
Depth: 5.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 16.48°N / 95.13°W (San Pedro Comitancillo, Oaxaca, Mexico)
Nearest volcano: El Chichón (225 km / 140 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
2 km (1 mi) SE of Frente al Tecnologico (pop: 56) --> See nearby quakes!
9 km (6 mi) SSW of Ixtepec (pop: 25,400) --> See nearby quakes!
13 km (8 mi) WNW of Juchitan de Zaragoza (pop: 74,800) --> See nearby quakes!
19 km (12 mi) NNE of San Blas Atempa (pop: 12,000) --> See nearby quakes!
21 km (13 mi) NE of Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (Tehuantepec) (pop: 42,100) --> See nearby quakes!
32 km (20 mi) W of Union Hidalgo (Unión Hidalgo) (pop: 13,700) --> See nearby quakes!
35 km (21 mi) N of Salina Cruz (pop: 76,600) --> See nearby quakes!
45 km (28 mi) SSW of Matias Romero (Matías Romero Avendaño) (pop: 18,900) --> See nearby quakes!
182 km (113 mi) ESE of Oaxaca City (pop: 255,000) --> See nearby quakes!
535 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: 6.3 x 1010 joules (17.5 megawatt hours, equivalent to 15.1 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.0||5 km||Oaxaca, Mexico||EMSC|
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