Light mag. 4.0 earthquake - 13 km north of Matías Romero, Oaxaca, Mexico, on 2020-04-06 12:38:52 (Hora de México) -
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Light magnitude 4.0 earthquake at 51 km depth
7 Apr 01:28 UTC: First to report: SSN after 7 hours.
Date & time: 6 Apr 2020 18:38:52 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 2020-04-06 12:38:52 (Hora de México)
Depth: 51.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 16.99°N / 95.02°W (San Juan Guichicovi, Oaxaca, Mexico)
Nearest volcano: San Martin Pajapan (149 km / 93 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
1 km (0 mi) W of Piedra Blanca (pop: 1,220) --> See nearby quakes!
10 km (6 mi) SE of Santa Ana (pop: 1,340) --> See nearby quakes!
13 km (8 mi) N of Matias Romero (Matías Romero Avendaño) (pop: 18,900) --> See nearby quakes!
19 km (12 mi) SW of Cuauhtémoc (pop: 2,260) --> See nearby quakes!
22 km (13 mi) NNE of Santa Maria Petapa (pop: 2,320) --> See nearby quakes!
49 km (30 mi) N of Ixtepec (pop: 25,400) --> See nearby quakes!
61 km (38 mi) NNW of Union Hidalgo (Unión Hidalgo) (pop: 13,700) --> See nearby quakes!
62 km (38 mi) N of Juchitan de Zaragoza (pop: 74,800) --> See nearby quakes!
181 km (113 mi) E of Oaxaca City (pop: 255,000) --> See nearby quakes!
512 km (318 mi) ESE 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||51 km||13 km al NORTE de MATIAS ROMERO, OAX (Mexico)||SSN|
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