Mag. 4.5 earthquake - 15 km west of Río Grande, Villa de Tututepec de Melchor Ocampo, Oaxaca, Mexico, on Thursday, 2 April 2020 at 19:15 (GMT) -
Light magnitude 4.5 earthquake at 5 km depth
2 Apr 19:32 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 16 minutes.
Depth: 5.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 15.98°N / 97.57°W (Mexico)
Nearby towns and cities:
2 km (1 mi) W of El Zapotalito (Villa de Tututepec de Melchor Ocampo) (pop: 980)
12 km (7 mi) SSE of Santa Rosa de Lima (Villa de Tututepec de Melchor Ocampo) (pop: 2,200)
15 km (9 mi) WSW of Río Grande (Villa de Tututepec de Melchor Ocampo) (pop: 12,900)
20 km (12 mi) SSW of Santa María Acatepec (Villa de Tututepec de Melchor Ocampo) (pop: 1,170)
43 km (27 mi) SE of Jamiltepec (pop: 9,930)
54 km (34 mi) WNW of Puerto Escondido (pop: 25,900)
151 km (94 mi) SW of Oaxaca City (Oaxaca de Juarez, San Miguel Chimalapa) (pop: 255,000)
418 km (259 mi) SSE of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 3.5 x 1011 joules (98.6 megawatt hours, equivalent to 84.8 tons of TNT) [learn more]
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|M 4.5||5 km||Oaxaca, Mexico||EMSC|
|M 4.5||5 km||15 km al OESTE de RIO GRANDE, OAX (Mexico)||SSN|
User reports for this quake (1)
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
Puerto escondido / Weak shaking (MMI III)