Light mag. 4.0 earthquake - 25 km east of Juchitán de Zaragoza, Oaxaca, Mexico, on Saturday, 7 March 2020 at 18:21 (GMT) -
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Light magnitude 4.0 earthquake at 16 km depth
7 Mar 18:41 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 19 minutes.
Date & time: 7 Mar 2020 18:21:51 UTC -
Depth: 16.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 16.38°N / 94.79°W (San Dionisio del Mar, Oaxaca, Mexico)
Nearest volcano: El Chichón (199 km / 124 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
7 km (4 mi) NNW of Colonia Buenos Aires (pop: 20) --> See nearby quakes!
11 km (7 mi) SSE of Union Hidalgo (Unión Hidalgo) (pop: 13,700) --> See nearby quakes!
19 km (12 mi) W of Las Amilpas (pop: 8,800) --> See nearby quakes!
25 km (16 mi) ESE of Juchitan de Zaragoza (pop: 74,800) --> See nearby quakes!
39 km (24 mi) ESE of Ixtepec (pop: 25,400) --> See nearby quakes!
49 km (30 mi) E of Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (Tehuantepec) (pop: 42,100) --> See nearby quakes!
49 km (30 mi) ENE of Salina Cruz (pop: 76,600) --> See nearby quakes!
62 km (38 mi) SSE of Matias Romero (Matías Romero Avendaño) (pop: 18,900) --> See nearby quakes!
220 km (136 mi) ESE of Oaxaca City (pop: 255,000) --> See nearby quakes!
571 km (355 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||16 km||Oaxaca, Mexico||EMSC|
|M 4.0||16 km||11 km al SURESTE de UNION HIDALGO, OAX (Mexico)||SSN|
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