Mag. 4.0 earthquake - Oaxaca, 102 km southwest of Minatitlán (Veracruz), Mexico, on Sunday, 8 March 2020 at 20:19 (GMT) -
Light magnitude 4.0 earthquake at 49 km depth
8 Mar 20:46 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 27 minutes.
Depth: 49.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 17.29°N / 95.16°W (Mexico)
Nearest volcano: San Martin Pajapan (122 km / 76 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
12 km (7 mi) S of Los Ángeles (Matías Romero Avendaño) (pop: 1,140)
13 km (8 mi) WNW of Donaji (pop: 2,360)
20 km (12 mi) NNW of Palomares (pop: 3,760)
22 km (13 mi) SW of Jesús Carranza (Veracruz) (pop: 4,020)
34 km (21 mi) ESE of María Lombardo de Caso (pop: 3,860)
47 km (30 mi) NNW of Matías Romero (pop: 21,100)
168 km (104 mi) E of Oaxaca (pop: 262,600)
482 km (299 mi) ESE of Mexico City (Ciudad de México) (pop: 12,294,200)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 1010 joules (17.5 megawatt hours, equivalent to 15.1 tons of TNT) [learn more]
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|M 4.0||49 km||Oaxaca, Mexico||EMSC|
|M 4.0||49 km||48 km al NORTE de MATIAS ROMERO, OAX (Mexico)||SSN|
User reports for this quake (1)
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
Playa del carmen / Light shaking (MMI IV)