Mag. 4.0 earthquake - Oaxaca, 121 km west of Tuxtla (Chiapas), Mexico, on 2020-04-12 22:42:15 (Hora de México) -
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Light magnitude 4.0 earthquake at 161 km depth
13 Apr 06:14 UTC: First to report: SSN after 1 hour and 32 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: 2020-04-12 22:42:15 (Hora de México)
Depth: 161.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 17.02°N / 94.22°W (Santa Maria Chimalapa, Oaxaca, Mexico)
Nearest volcano: El Chichón (112 km / 70 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
13 km (8 mi) SW of San Francisco la Paz (pop: 628) --> See nearby quakes!
15 km (10 mi) S of La Fortaleza (Veracruz) (pop: 194) --> See nearby quakes!
21 km (13 mi) NW of Nuevo San Juan (pop: 52) --> See nearby quakes!
21 km (13 mi) SE of San Antonio Nuevo Paraiso (pop: 106) --> See nearby quakes!
23 km (14 mi) WNW of Cal y Mayor (pop: 543) --> See nearby quakes!
28 km (17 mi) SSW of Colonia del Valle (Poblado Trece) (Veracruz) (pop: 402) --> See nearby quakes!
28 km (17 mi) SSE of Helio Garcia Alfaro (Veracruz) (pop: 1,630) --> See nearby quakes!
65 km (41 mi) NW of Cintalapa de Figueroa (Chiapas) (pop: 42,500) --> See nearby quakes!
266 km (165 mi) E of Oaxaca City (pop: 255,000) --> See nearby quakes!
584 km (363 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||161 km||64 km al NOROESTE de CINTALAPA, CHIS (Mexico)||SSN|
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