Moderate mag. 4.1 earthquake - 3.6 km south of Unión Hidalgo, Oaxaca, Mexico, on Thursday, 7 May 2020 at 17:12 (GMT) -
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Moderate magnitude 4.1 earthquake at 16 km depth
7 May 17:37 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 25 minutes.
Date & time: 7 May 2020 17:12:06 UTC -
Depth: 16.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 16.44°N / 94.83°W (Heroica Ciudad de Juchitan de Zaragoza, Oaxaca, Mexico)
Nearest volcano: El Chichón (199 km / 124 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
1 km (1 mi) W of Chicapa de Castro (pop: 3,140) --> See nearby quakes!
4 km (2 mi) S of Union Hidalgo (Unión Hidalgo) (pop: 13,700) --> See nearby quakes!
20 km (13 mi) E of Juchitan de Zaragoza (pop: 74,800) --> See nearby quakes!
24 km (15 mi) WNW of Las Amilpas (pop: 8,800) --> See nearby quakes!
32 km (20 mi) ESE of Ixtepec (pop: 25,400) --> See nearby quakes!
46 km (28 mi) ENE of Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (Tehuantepec) (pop: 42,100) --> See nearby quakes!
49 km (30 mi) NE of Salina Cruz (pop: 76,600) --> See nearby quakes!
54 km (33 mi) SSE of Matias Romero (Matías Romero Avendaño) (pop: 18,900) --> See nearby quakes!
213 km (133 mi) ESE of Oaxaca City (pop: 255,000) --> See nearby quakes!
563 km (350 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||16 km||Oaxaca, Mexico||EMSC|
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