Light mag. 4.1 earthquake - 14 km east of Juchitán de Zaragoza, Oaxaca, Mexico, on 2020-05-05 14:34:49 (Hora de México) -
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Light magnitude 4.1 earthquake at 18 km depth
5 May 20:56 UTC: First to report: SSN after 21 minutes.
Date & time: 5 May 2020 20:34:49 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 2020-05-05 14:34:49 (Hora de México)
Depth: 18.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 16.42°N / 94.89°W (North Pacific Ocean, Oaxaca, Mexico)
Nearest volcano: El Chichón (205 km / 127 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
8 km (5 mi) WSW of Chicapa de Castro (pop: 3,140) --> See nearby quakes!
9 km (5 mi) SW of Union Hidalgo (Unión Hidalgo) (pop: 13,700) --> See nearby quakes!
14 km (9 mi) E of Juchitan de Zaragoza (pop: 74,800) --> See nearby quakes!
16 km (10 mi) SSE of La Ventosa (pop: 4,880) --> See nearby quakes!
28 km (17 mi) SE of Ixtepec (pop: 25,400) --> See nearby quakes!
30 km (18 mi) W of Las Amilpas (pop: 8,800) --> See nearby quakes!
39 km (24 mi) ENE of Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (Tehuantepec) (pop: 42,100) --> See nearby quakes!
42 km (26 mi) NE of Salina Cruz (pop: 76,600) --> See nearby quakes!
53 km (33 mi) SSE of Matias Romero (Matías Romero Avendaño) (pop: 18,900) --> See nearby quakes!
559 km (348 mi) SE of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: SSN (Servicio Sismológico Nacional)
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||18 km||9 km al SUROESTE de UNION HIDALGO, OAX (Mexico)||SSN|
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