Light mag. 4.0 earthquake - 27 km southeast of Juchitán de Zaragoza, Oaxaca, Mexico, on 2020-03-07 12:34:47 (Hora de México) -
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Light magnitude 4.0 earthquake at 16 km depth
8 Mar 02:07 UTC: First to report: SSN after 8 hours.
Date & time: 7 Mar 2020 18:34:47 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 2020-03-07 12:34:47 (Hora de México)
Depth: 16.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 16.33°N / 94.79°W (North Pacific Ocean, Oaxaca, Mexico)
Nearest volcano: El Chichón (202 km / 126 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
3 km (2 mi) W of Colonia Buenos Aires (pop: 20) --> See nearby quakes!
16 km (10 mi) SSE of Union Hidalgo (Unión Hidalgo) (pop: 13,700) --> See nearby quakes!
19 km (12 mi) WSW of Las Amilpas (pop: 8,800) --> See nearby quakes!
24 km (15 mi) ENE of San Mateo del Mar (pop: 5,730) --> See nearby quakes!
27 km (17 mi) ESE of Juchitan de Zaragoza (pop: 74,800) --> See nearby quakes!
42 km (26 mi) SE of Ixtepec (pop: 25,400) --> See nearby quakes!
46 km (29 mi) ENE of Salina Cruz (pop: 76,600) --> See nearby quakes!
48 km (30 mi) E of Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (Tehuantepec) (pop: 42,100) --> See nearby quakes!
67 km (41 mi) SSE of Matias Romero (Matías Romero Avendaño) (pop: 18,900) --> See nearby quakes!
574 km (357 mi) SE of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: SSN (Servicio Sismológico Nacional)
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||16 km al SUR de UNION HIDALGO, OAX (Mexico)||SSN|
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