Moderate mag. 4.1 earthquake - 6.7 km southeast of Salina Cruz, Oaxaca, Mexico, on Tuesday, 21 April 2020 at 02:55 (GMT) -
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Moderate magnitude 4.1 earthquake at 5 km depth
21 Apr 03:22 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 27 minutes.
Date & time: 21 Apr 2020 02:55:06 UTC -
Depth: 5.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 16.12°N / 95.17°W (North Pacific Ocean, Mexico)
Nearest volcano: San Martin Pajapan (247 km / 153 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
7 km (4 mi) SSE of Salina Cruz (pop: 76,600) --> See nearby quakes!
22 km (14 mi) WSW of San Mateo del Mar (pop: 5,730) --> See nearby quakes!
22 km (14 mi) E of El Morro (pop: 2,630) --> See nearby quakes!
24 km (15 mi) SSE of Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (Tehuantepec) (pop: 42,100) --> See nearby quakes!
24 km (15 mi) SSE of San Blas Atempa (pop: 12,000) --> See nearby quakes!
39 km (24 mi) SSW of Juchitan de Zaragoza (pop: 74,800) --> See nearby quakes!
46 km (29 mi) SE of Santa Maria Jalapa del Marqués (pop: 9,000) --> See nearby quakes!
50 km (31 mi) S of Ixtepec (pop: 25,400) --> See nearby quakes!
53 km (33 mi) SW of Union Hidalgo (Unión Hidalgo) (pop: 13,700) --> See nearby quakes!
558 km (347 mi) SE of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 8.9 x 1010 joules (24.8 megawatt hours, equivalent to 21.3 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.1||5 km||Offshore Oaxaca, Mexico||EMSC|
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