Light mag. 4.1 earthquake - 22 km east of Juchitán de Zaragoza, Oaxaca, Mexico, on Friday, 28 February 2020 at 12:53 (GMT) -
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Light magnitude 4.1 earthquake at 87 km depth
28 Feb 13:11 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 17 minutes.
Date & time: 28 Feb 2020 12:53:40 UTC -
Depth: 87.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 16.39°N / 94.82°W (North Pacific Ocean, Oaxaca, Mexico)
Nearest volcano: El Chichón (201 km / 125 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
5 km (3 mi) S of Chicapa de Castro (pop: 3,140) --> See nearby quakes!
9 km (6 mi) S of Union Hidalgo (Unión Hidalgo) (pop: 13,700) --> See nearby quakes!
10 km (6 mi) NW of San Dionisio del Mar (pop: 3,140) --> See nearby quakes!
22 km (14 mi) W of Las Amilpas (pop: 8,800) --> See nearby quakes!
22 km (14 mi) ESE of Juchitan de Zaragoza (pop: 74,800) --> See nearby quakes!
36 km (22 mi) ESE of Ixtepec (pop: 25,400) --> See nearby quakes!
46 km (28 mi) E of Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (Tehuantepec) (pop: 42,100) --> See nearby quakes!
47 km (29 mi) ENE of Salina Cruz (pop: 76,600) --> See nearby quakes!
59 km (37 mi) SSE of Matias Romero (Matías Romero Avendaño) (pop: 18,900) --> See nearby quakes!
567 km (353 mi) SE 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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|M 4.1||87 km||Offshore Oaxaca, Mexico||EMSC|
|M 4.1||87 km||10 km al SUR de UNION HIDALGO, OAX (Mexico)||SSN|
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