Mag. 4.0 earthquake - 39 km northwest of Juchitán de Zaragoza, Oaxaca, Mexico, on Friday, 20 March 2020 at 12:28 (GMT) -
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Light magnitude 4.0 earthquake at 31 km depth
20 Mar 12:48 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 19 minutes.
Depth: 31.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 16.61°N / 95.34°W (Santiago Laollaga, Oaxaca, Mexico)
Nearest volcano: San Martin Pajapan (199 km / 124 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
11 km (7 mi) SSW of Guichixu (pop: 401) --> See nearby quakes!
14 km (9 mi) W of Santiago Laollaga (pop: 2,550) --> See nearby quakes!
18 km (11 mi) NE of Jalapa (pop: 8,290) --> See nearby quakes!
26 km (16 mi) WNW of Ixtepec (pop: 25,400) --> See nearby quakes!
33 km (21 mi) NNW of Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (Tehuantepec) (pop: 42,100) --> See nearby quakes!
39 km (24 mi) WNW of Juchitan de Zaragoza (pop: 74,800) --> See nearby quakes!
44 km (27 mi) SW of Matias Romero (Matías Romero Avendaño) (pop: 18,900) --> See nearby quakes!
51 km (32 mi) NNW of Salina Cruz (pop: 76,600) --> See nearby quakes!
156 km (97 mi) ESE of Oaxaca City (pop: 255,000) --> See nearby quakes!
509 km (316 mi) SE 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||31 km||Oaxaca, Mexico||EMSC|
|M 4.0||31 km||26 km al OESTE de CD IXTEPEC, OAX (Mexico)||SSN|
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