Mag. 4.0 earthquake - 9.1 km east of Jamiltepec, Oaxaca, Mexico, on 2020-03-18 02:12:09 (Hora de México) -
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Light magnitude 4.0 earthquake at 28 km depth
18 Mar 08:28 UTC: First to report: SSN after 16 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: 2020-03-18 02:12:09 (Hora de México)
Depth: 28.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 16.27°N / 97.74°W (Santiago Tetepec, Oaxaca, Mexico)
Nearby towns and cities:
4 km (3 mi) SSW of Tierra Colorada (pop: 112) --> See nearby quakes!
9 km (6 mi) E of Jamiltepec (pop: 10,100) --> See nearby quakes!
12 km (7 mi) NNE of Patria Nueva (pop: 777) --> See nearby quakes!
16 km (10 mi) SSE of San Agustin Chayuco (pop: 2,000) --> See nearby quakes!
20 km (12 mi) ESE of San Andrés Huaxpaltepec (pop: 4,150) --> See nearby quakes!
21 km (13 mi) W of Tataltepec de Valdés (pop: 2,270) --> See nearby quakes!
22 km (13 mi) ENE of José Maria Morelos (pop: 2,330) --> See nearby quakes!
23 km (14 mi) NW of La Luz (pop: 2,440) --> See nearby quakes!
140 km (87 mi) SW of Oaxaca City (pop: 255,000) --> See nearby quakes!
381 km (237 mi) SSE 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||28 km||34 km al ESTE de PINOTEPA NACIONAL, OAX (Mexico)||SSN|
|M 4.0||28 km||Oaxaca, Mexico||EMSC|
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