Mag. 4.0 earthquake - 8.1 km southwest of Jalapa, Oaxaca, Mexico, on 2020-03-12 00:25:13 (Hora de México) -
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Light magnitude 4.0 earthquake at 9 km depth
12 Mar 06:42 UTC: First to report: SSN after 17 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: 2020-03-12 00:25:13 (Hora de México)
Depth: 9.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 16.46°N / 95.53°W (San Cristóbal, Oaxaca, Mexico)
Nearest volcano: San Martin Pajapan (222 km / 138 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
2 km (1 mi) N of San Cristobal (pop: 867) --> See nearby quakes!
8 km (5 mi) SW of Jalapa (pop: 8,290) --> See nearby quakes!
25 km (16 mi) S of Santiago Lachiguiri (pop: 1,650) --> See nearby quakes!
34 km (21 mi) WNW of Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (Tehuantepec) (pop: 42,100) --> See nearby quakes!
36 km (22 mi) WNW of San Blas Atempa (pop: 12,000) --> See nearby quakes!
47 km (29 mi) WSW of Ixtepec (pop: 25,400) --> See nearby quakes!
48 km (30 mi) NW of Salina Cruz (pop: 76,600) --> See nearby quakes!
54 km (34 mi) W of Juchitan de Zaragoza (pop: 74,800) --> See nearby quakes!
144 km (89 mi) ESE of Oaxaca City (pop: 255,000) --> See nearby quakes!
504 km (313 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||9 km||35 km al NOROESTE de TEHUANTEPEC, OAX (Mexico)||SSN|
|M 4.0||9 km||Oaxaca, Mexico||EMSC|
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