Mag. 4.0 earthquake - 13 km northwest of Jalapa, Oaxaca, Mexico, on Saturday, 29 February 2020 at 21:50 (GMT) -
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Light magnitude 4.0 earthquake at 10 km depth
1 Mar 04:36 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 7 hours.
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 16.61°N / 95.52°W (Magdalena Guelavence, Oaxaca, Mexico)
Nearest volcano: San Martin Pajapan (206 km / 128 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
1 km (1 mi) ENE of Magdalena Guelavence (pop: 131) --> See nearby quakes!
9 km (5 mi) S of Santiago Lachiguiri (pop: 1,650) --> See nearby quakes!
13 km (8 mi) NNW of Jalapa (pop: 8,290) --> See nearby quakes!
44 km (27 mi) NW of Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (Tehuantepec) (pop: 42,100) --> See nearby quakes!
45 km (28 mi) W of Ixtepec (pop: 25,400) --> See nearby quakes!
57 km (35 mi) WNW of Juchitan de Zaragoza (pop: 74,800) --> See nearby quakes!
59 km (37 mi) WSW of Matias Romero (Matías Romero Avendaño) (pop: 18,900) --> See nearby quakes!
60 km (37 mi) NW of Salina Cruz (pop: 76,600) --> See nearby quakes!
138 km (86 mi) ESE of Oaxaca City (pop: 255,000) --> See nearby quakes!
494 km (307 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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