Light mag. 4.0 earthquake - 58 km northeast of Juchitán de Zaragoza, Oaxaca, Mexico, on Wednesday, 18 March 2020 at 06:42 (GMT) -
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Light magnitude 4.0 earthquake at 118 km depth
18 Mar 14:06 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 7 hours.
Date & time: 18 Mar 2020 06:42:44 UTC -
Depth: 118.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 16.8°N / 94.63°W (Santa Maria Chimalapa, Oaxaca, Mexico)
Nearest volcano: El Chichón (162 km / 101 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
13 km (8 mi) SSE of Santa Maria Chimalapa (pop: 2,540) --> See nearby quakes!
42 km (26 mi) NNE of Union Hidalgo (Unión Hidalgo) (pop: 13,700) --> See nearby quakes!
44 km (28 mi) E of Matias Romero (Matías Romero Avendaño) (pop: 18,900) --> See nearby quakes!
48 km (30 mi) N of Las Amilpas (pop: 8,800) --> See nearby quakes!
57 km (35 mi) ENE of Ixtepec (pop: 25,400) --> See nearby quakes!
58 km (36 mi) NE of Juchitan de Zaragoza (pop: 74,800) --> See nearby quakes!
84 km (52 mi) NE of Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (Tehuantepec) (pop: 42,100) --> See nearby quakes!
92 km (57 mi) NE of Salina Cruz (pop: 76,600) --> See nearby quakes!
225 km (140 mi) E of Oaxaca City (pop: 255,000) --> See nearby quakes!
558 km (347 mi) ESE of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
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||118 km||Oaxaca, Mexico||EMSC|
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