Light mag. 4.0 earthquake - 13 km east of Juchitán de Zaragoza, Oaxaca, Mexico, on 2020-03-23 23:47:17 (Hora de México) -
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Light magnitude 4.0 earthquake at 16 km depth
24 Mar 14:07 UTC: First to report: SSN after 8 hours.
Date & time: 24 Mar 2020 05:47:17 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 2020-03-23 23:47:17 (Hora de México)
Depth: 16.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 16.41°N / 94.9°W (North Pacific Ocean, Oaxaca, Mexico)
Nearest volcano: El Chichón (207 km / 129 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
9 km (6 mi) WSW of Chicapa de Castro (pop: 3,140) --> See nearby quakes!
10 km (6 mi) SW of Union Hidalgo (Unión Hidalgo) (pop: 13,700) --> See nearby quakes!
13 km (8 mi) ESE of Juchitan de Zaragoza (pop: 74,800) --> See nearby quakes!
17 km (10 mi) SSE of La Ventosa (pop: 4,880) --> See nearby quakes!
27 km (17 mi) SE of Ixtepec (pop: 25,400) --> See nearby quakes!
36 km (22 mi) ENE of San Blas Atempa (pop: 12,000) --> See nearby quakes!
38 km (23 mi) ENE of Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (Tehuantepec) (pop: 42,100) --> See nearby quakes!
41 km (25 mi) NE of Salina Cruz (pop: 76,600) --> See nearby quakes!
54 km (34 mi) SSE of Matias Romero (Matías Romero Avendaño) (pop: 18,900) --> See nearby quakes!
559 km (348 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||16 km||10 km al SUROESTE de UNION HIDALGO, OAX (Mexico)||SSN|
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