Moderate mag. 4.0 earthquake - 17 km south of Salina Cruz, Oaxaca, Mexico, on Thursday, 27 February 2020 at 18:23 (GMT) -
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Moderate magnitude 4.0 earthquake at 11 km depth
27 Feb 18:51 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 29 minutes.
Date & time: 27 Feb 2020 18:23:05 UTC -
Depth: 11.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 16.02°N / 95.22°W (North Pacific Ocean, Mexico)
Nearby towns and cities:
13 km (8 mi) SSE of Playa Azul (pop: 22) --> See nearby quakes!
17 km (11 mi) S of Salina Cruz (pop: 76,600) --> See nearby quakes!
19 km (12 mi) ESE of El Morro (pop: 2,630) --> See nearby quakes!
33 km (21 mi) SW of San Mateo del Mar (pop: 5,730) --> See nearby quakes!
34 km (21 mi) S of Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (Tehuantepec) (pop: 42,100) --> See nearby quakes!
35 km (21 mi) S of San Blas Atempa (pop: 12,000) --> See nearby quakes!
51 km (32 mi) SSW of Juchitan de Zaragoza (pop: 74,800) --> See nearby quakes!
53 km (33 mi) SSE of Santa Maria Jalapa del Marqués (pop: 9,000) --> See nearby quakes!
61 km (38 mi) S of Ixtepec (pop: 25,400) --> See nearby quakes!
561 km (349 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||11 km||Offshore Oaxaca, Mexico||EMSC|
|M 4.0||11 km||18 km al SUR de SALINA CRUZ, OAX (Mexico)||SSN|
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