Light mag. 4.2 earthquake - Offshore Oaxaca, Mexico on Thursday, 26 March 2020
26 Mar 20:17 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 11 minutes.
Depth: 15.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 15.53°N / 96.88°W (Mexico)
Nearby towns and cities:
25 km (15 mi) SW of Agua Blanca (pop: 100)
25 km (16 mi) S of Rancho Dorado (pop: 0)
25 km (16 mi) SW of Tilzapote (pop: 200)
172 km (107 mi) S of Oaxaca (pop: 262,600)
194 km (121 mi) SW of Salina Cruz (pop: 73,600)
495 km (307 mi) SE of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 1011 joules (35 megawatt hours, equivalent to 30.1 tons of TNT) [learn more]
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|Time||Mag. / Depth||Location||Source|
|Thu, 26 Mar 20:06 UTC||M 4.2 / 15 km||Offshore Oaxaca, Mexico||EMSC|
|2020-03-26 14:06:32 (Hora de México) (26 Mar 20:06:32 UTC)||M 4.2 / 15 km||42 km al SURESTE de PUERTO ESCONDIDO, OAX (Mexico)||SSN|
User reports for this quake
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