Light mag. 4.0 earthquake - 13 km southeast of Matías Romero, Oaxaca, Mexico, on Saturday, 18 April 2020 at 13:39 (GMT) -
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Light magnitude 4.0 earthquake at 109 km depth
18 Apr 14:01 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 21 minutes.
Date & time: 18 Apr 2020 13:39:57 UTC -
Depth: 109.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 16.77°N / 94.99°W (El Ajal, Oaxaca, Mexico)
Nearest volcano: San Martin Pajapan (173 km / 107 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
3 km (2 mi) N of Santa Rosa (pop: 246) --> See nearby quakes!
13 km (8 mi) SSE of Matias Romero (Matías Romero Avendaño) (pop: 18,900) --> See nearby quakes!
25 km (15 mi) N of La Ventosa (pop: 4,880) --> See nearby quakes!
26 km (16 mi) NNE of Ixtepec (pop: 25,400) --> See nearby quakes!
37 km (23 mi) NNW of Union Hidalgo (Unión Hidalgo) (pop: 13,700) --> See nearby quakes!
37 km (23 mi) N of Juchitan de Zaragoza (pop: 74,800) --> See nearby quakes!
56 km (35 mi) NNE of Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (Tehuantepec) (pop: 42,100) --> See nearby quakes!
70 km (43 mi) NNE of Salina Cruz (pop: 76,600) --> See nearby quakes!
187 km (116 mi) E of Oaxaca City (pop: 255,000) --> See nearby quakes!
528 km (328 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||109 km||Oaxaca, Mexico||EMSC|
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