Moderate mag. 4.0 earthquake - 20 km east of Juchitán de Zaragoza, Oaxaca, Mexico, on 2020-03-19 17:28:45 (Hora de México) -
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Moderate magnitude 4.0 earthquake at 8 km depth
19 Mar 23:42 UTC: First to report: SSN after 13 minutes.
Date & time: 19 Mar 2020 23:28:45 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 2020-03-19 17:28:45 (Hora de México)
Depth: 8.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 16.41°N / 94.83°W (Heroica Ciudad de Juchitan de Zaragoza, Oaxaca, Mexico)
Nearest volcano: El Chichón (201 km / 125 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
3 km (2 mi) SSW of Chicapa de Castro (pop: 3,140) --> See nearby quakes!
7 km (4 mi) S of Union Hidalgo (Unión Hidalgo) (pop: 13,700) --> See nearby quakes!
20 km (13 mi) E of Juchitan de Zaragoza (pop: 74,800) --> See nearby quakes!
23 km (14 mi) W of Las Amilpas (pop: 8,800) --> See nearby quakes!
34 km (21 mi) ESE of Ixtepec (pop: 25,400) --> See nearby quakes!
45 km (28 mi) ENE of Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (Tehuantepec) (pop: 42,100) --> See nearby quakes!
47 km (29 mi) NE of Salina Cruz (pop: 76,600) --> See nearby quakes!
57 km (35 mi) SSE of Matias Romero (Matías Romero Avendaño) (pop: 18,900) --> See nearby quakes!
214 km (133 mi) ESE of Oaxaca City (pop: 255,000) --> See nearby quakes!
565 km (351 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||8 km||7 km al SUR de UNION HIDALGO, OAX (Mexico)||SSN|
|M 4.0||8 km||Offshore Oaxaca, Mexico||EMSC|
User reports for this quake (2)
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