Moderate mag. 4.1 earthquake - 34 km southeast of Salina Cruz, Oaxaca, Mexico, on Monday, 16 March 2020 at 07:40 (GMT) -
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Moderate magnitude 4.1 earthquake at 10 km depth
16 Mar 07:57 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 17 minutes.
Date & time: 16 Mar 2020 07:40:22 UTC -
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 15.97°N / 94.96°W (North Pacific Ocean, Mexico)
Nearest volcano: El Chichón (241 km / 150 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
26 km (16 mi) S of Barrio Nuevo (pop: 33) --> See nearby quakes!
34 km (21 mi) SE of Salina Cruz (pop: 76,600) --> See nearby quakes!
45 km (28 mi) SW of San Francisco del Mar Viejo (pop: 4,030) --> See nearby quakes!
49 km (31 mi) SE of San Blas Atempa (pop: 12,000) --> See nearby quakes!
50 km (31 mi) SE of Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (Tehuantepec) (pop: 42,100) --> See nearby quakes!
52 km (32 mi) S of Juchitan de Zaragoza (pop: 74,800) --> See nearby quakes!
57 km (36 mi) SW of Las Amilpas (pop: 8,800) --> See nearby quakes!
58 km (36 mi) SSW of Union Hidalgo (Unión Hidalgo) (pop: 13,700) --> See nearby quakes!
67 km (42 mi) SSE of Ixtepec (pop: 25,400) --> See nearby quakes!
586 km (364 mi) SE of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 8.9 x 1010 joules (24.8 megawatt hours, equivalent to 21.3 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.1||10 km||Offshore Oaxaca, Mexico||EMSC|
|M 4.1||10 km||34 km al SURESTE de SALINA CRUZ, OAX (Mexico)||SSN|
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