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Light mag. 4.5 earthquake - 33 km al SURESTE de PUERTO ESCONDIDO, OAX (Mexico) on Wednesday, 11 March 2020

Light mag. 4.5 earthquake  - 33 km al SURESTE de  PUERTO ESCONDIDO, OAX (Mexico) on Wednesday, 11 March 2020
11 Mar 16:56 UTC: First to report: SSN after 7 minutes.
Date & time: Wednesday, 11 March 2020 16:49 UTC
Local time at epicenter: 2020-03-11 10:49:23 (Hora de México)
Magnitude: 4.5
Depth: 15.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 15.75°N / 96.79°W (Mexico)
Nearby towns and cities:
1 km (1 mi) N of Tilzapote (pop: 200)
2 km (1 mi) NW of Guapinole (pop: 200)
2 km (1 mi) SW of San José (pop: 200)
146 km (91 mi) S of Oaxaca (pop: 262,600)
177 km (110 mi) SW of Salina Cruz (pop: 73,600)
478 km (297 mi) SE of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200)
Primary data source: SSN
Estimated released energy: 3.5 x 1011 joules (98.6 megawatt hours, equivalent to 84.8 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
2020-03-11 10:49:23 (Hora de México) (11 Mar 16:49:23 UTC)M 4.5 / 15 km33 km al SURESTE de PUERTO ESCONDIDO, OAX (Mexico)SSN
Wed, 11 Mar 16:49 UTCM 4.3 / 31 kmOaxaca, MexicoEMSC
2020-03-11 10:49:24 -06:00 (11 Mar 16:49:24 UTC)M 4.3 / 31.1 km8km ENE of San Pedro Pochutla, MexicoUSGS

User reports for this quake (6)

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Playa agua blanca / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Whole buildind shook badly, table and chairs and fixtures shhok
Puerto escondido / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
La barra, Puerto Escondido / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Soft at la barra, puerto escondido
Playa Manzanillo, puerto escondido / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Santa María Huatulco (Mexico, 10 km NE of epicenter) : It seemed like this one lasted for about a minute. It was really strong for about 10 seconds then the feeling wasn't as strong, but it was still going. So odd! (reported through EMSC)
(Mexico, 9 km SE of epicenter) : I was lying in bed reading and felt a small tremor (reported through EMSC)

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Light mag. 4.5 earthquake - 33 km al SURESTE de PUERTO ESCONDIDO, OAX (Mexico) on Wednesday, 11 March 2020

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