Light mag. 4.0 earthquake - 45 km northeast of Juchitán de Zaragoza, Oaxaca, Mexico, on Saturday, 18 April 2020 at 13:18 (GMT) -
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Light magnitude 4.0 earthquake at 70 km depth
18 Apr 13:37 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 18 minutes.
Date & time: 18 Apr 2020 13:18:47 UTC -
Depth: 70.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 16.74°N / 94.74°W (San Miguel Chimalapa, Oaxaca, Mexico)
Nearest volcano: San Martin Pajapan (174 km / 108 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
3 km (2 mi) NNE of San Miguel Chimalapa (pop: 1,440) --> See nearby quakes!
31 km (19 mi) NNE of Union Hidalgo (Unión Hidalgo) (pop: 13,700) --> See nearby quakes!
35 km (22 mi) ESE of Matias Romero (Matías Romero Avendaño) (pop: 18,900) --> See nearby quakes!
44 km (27 mi) NNW of Las Amilpas (pop: 8,800) --> See nearby quakes!
44 km (27 mi) ENE of Ixtepec (pop: 25,400) --> See nearby quakes!
45 km (28 mi) NE of Juchitan de Zaragoza (pop: 74,800) --> See nearby quakes!
71 km (44 mi) NE of Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (Tehuantepec) (pop: 42,100) --> See nearby quakes!
79 km (49 mi) NE of Salina Cruz (pop: 76,600) --> See nearby quakes!
214 km (133 mi) E of Oaxaca City (pop: 255,000) --> See nearby quakes!
552 km (343 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||70 km||Oaxaca, Mexico||EMSC|
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