Moderate mag. 4.0 earthquake - 36 km northeast of Juchitán de Zaragoza, Oaxaca, Mexico, on Wednesday, 11 March 2020 at 22:24 (GMT) -
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Moderate magnitude 4.0 earthquake at 2 km depth
11 Mar 22:42 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 17 minutes.
Date & time: 11 Mar 2020 22:24:36 UTC -
Depth: 2.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 16.7°N / 94.83°W (Boca del Monte, Oaxaca, Mexico)
Nearest volcano: San Martin Pajapan (179 km / 111 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
1 km (1 mi) WSW of Cieneguilla (pop: 207) --> See nearby quakes!
21 km (13 mi) NE of La Ventosa (pop: 4,880) --> See nearby quakes!
25 km (16 mi) N of Union Hidalgo (Unión Hidalgo) (pop: 13,700) --> See nearby quakes!
30 km (19 mi) SE of Matias Romero (Matías Romero Avendaño) (pop: 18,900) --> See nearby quakes!
33 km (21 mi) ENE of Ixtepec (pop: 25,400) --> See nearby quakes!
36 km (22 mi) NE of Juchitan de Zaragoza (pop: 74,800) --> See nearby quakes!
61 km (38 mi) NE of Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (Tehuantepec) (pop: 42,100) --> See nearby quakes!
70 km (44 mi) NNE of Salina Cruz (pop: 76,600) --> See nearby quakes!
206 km (128 mi) E of Oaxaca City (pop: 255,000) --> See nearby quakes!
546 km (340 mi) ESE 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||2 km||Oaxaca, Mexico||EMSC|
|M 4.0||2 km||25 km al NORTE de UNION HIDALGO, OAX (Mexico)||SSN|
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