Moderate mag. 4.0 earthquake - 15 km north of Juchitán de Zaragoza, Oaxaca, Mexico, on 2020-03-16 14:55:44 (Hora de México) -
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Moderate magnitude 4.0 earthquake at 6 km depth
17 Mar 03:21 UTC: First to report: SSN after 6 hours.
Date & time: 16 Mar 2020 20:55:44 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 2020-03-16 14:55:44 (Hora de México)
Depth: 6.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 16.57°N / 95.03°W (Ciudad Ixtepec, Oaxaca, Mexico)
Nearest volcano: San Martin Pajapan (195 km / 121 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
3 km (2 mi) S of Guie Do Baa (Ciudad Ixtepec) (pop: 145) --> See nearby quakes!
8 km (5 mi) E of Ixtepec (pop: 25,400) --> See nearby quakes!
9 km (6 mi) WNW of La Ventosa (pop: 4,880) --> See nearby quakes!
15 km (9 mi) N of Juchitan de Zaragoza (pop: 74,800) --> See nearby quakes!
24 km (15 mi) WNW of Union Hidalgo (Unión Hidalgo) (pop: 13,700) --> See nearby quakes!
34 km (21 mi) S of Matias Romero (Matías Romero Avendaño) (pop: 18,900) --> See nearby quakes!
35 km (22 mi) NE of Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (Tehuantepec) (pop: 42,100) --> See nearby quakes!
47 km (29 mi) NNE of Salina Cruz (pop: 76,600) --> See nearby quakes!
189 km (117 mi) ESE of Oaxaca City (pop: 255,000) --> See nearby quakes!
538 km (334 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||6 km||7 km al ESTE de CD IXTEPEC, OAX (Mexico)||SSN|
|M 4.0||6 km||Oaxaca, Mexico||EMSC|
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