Mag. 4.1 earthquake - 9.2 km west of Santa María Jalapa del Marqués, Oaxaca, Mexico, on Tuesday, 17 March 2020 at 12:07 (GMT) -
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Light magnitude 4.1 earthquake at 67 km depth
17 Mar 12:28 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 21 minutes.
Depth: 67.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 16.45°N / 95.53°W (Santa Maria Jalapa del Marqués, Oaxaca, Mexico)
Nearest volcano: San Martin Pajapan (223 km / 139 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
1 km (0 mi) NNE of San Cristobal (pop: 867) --> See nearby quakes!
26 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!
35 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!
47 km (29 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!
71 km (44 mi) SW of Matias Romero (Matías Romero Avendaño) (pop: 18,900) --> See nearby quakes!
144 km (90 mi) ESE of Oaxaca City (pop: 255,000) --> See nearby quakes!
505 km (314 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||67 km||Oaxaca, Mexico||EMSC|
|M 4.1||67 km||34 km al NOROESTE de TEHUANTEPEC, OAX (Mexico)||SSN|
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