Light mag. 4.0 earthquake - Oaxaca, 165 km west of Tuxtla (Chiapas), Mexico, on Wednesday, 8 April 2020 at 19:24 (GMT) -
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Light magnitude 4.0 earthquake at 122 km depth
9 Apr 02:10 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 7 hours.
Date & time: 8 Apr 2020 19:24:48 UTC -
Depth: 122.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 17.03°N / 94.64°W (Santa Maria Chimalapa, Oaxaca, Mexico)
Nearest volcano: San Martin Pajapan (142 km / 88 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
3 km (2 mi) SSE of Congregacion Cabecera Chalchijapa (pop: 203) --> See nearby quakes!
15 km (9 mi) NNE of Santa Maria Chimalapa (pop: 2,540) --> See nearby quakes!
27 km (17 mi) ESE of Cuauhtémoc (pop: 2,260) --> See nearby quakes!
46 km (28 mi) ENE of Matias Romero (Matías Romero Avendaño) (pop: 18,900) --> See nearby quakes!
49 km (30 mi) E of San Juan Guichicovi (pop: 4,280) --> See nearby quakes!
65 km (41 mi) NNE of Union Hidalgo (Unión Hidalgo) (pop: 13,700) --> See nearby quakes!
72 km (45 mi) NE of Ixtepec (pop: 25,400) --> See nearby quakes!
77 km (48 mi) NNE of Juchitan de Zaragoza (pop: 74,800) --> See nearby quakes!
222 km (138 mi) E of Oaxaca City (pop: 255,000) --> See nearby quakes!
544 km (338 mi) ESE 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||122 km||Oaxaca, Mexico||EMSC|
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