Mag. 4.3 earthquake - 55 km south of Minatitlán, Veracruz, Mexico, on Saturday, 9 May 2020 at 05:22 (GMT) -
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Light magnitude 4.3 earthquake at 166 km depth
9 May 05:41 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 19 minutes.
Depth: 166.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 17.51°N / 94.48°W (Cándido Aguilar, Veracruz, Mexico)
Nearest volcano: San Martin Pajapan (92 km / 57 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
0 km (0 mi) W of Veinte de Noviembre (pop: 12) --> See nearby quakes!
10 km (6 mi) SSE of Buenavista (pop: 60) --> See nearby quakes!
10 km (6 mi) NE of Cahuapan (Anexo Niños Héroes) (pop: 624) --> See nearby quakes!
13 km (8 mi) W of La Reforma (pop: 468) --> See nearby quakes!
14 km (9 mi) N of Vidal Diaz Muñoz (pop: 196) --> See nearby quakes!
16 km (10 mi) NW of Chuniapan de Arriba (pop: 454) --> See nearby quakes!
18 km (11 mi) SSW of Nuevo Atoyac (pop: 867) --> See nearby quakes!
26 km (16 mi) N of Poblado 10 (pop: 3,320) --> See nearby quakes!
341 km (212 mi) SE of Xalapa (pop: 424,800) --> See nearby quakes!
535 km (332 mi) ESE of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 1.8 x 1011 joules (49.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 42.5 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.3||166 km||Veracruz, Mexico||EMSC|
|M 3.7||11 km||10 km al SUROESTE de PINOTEPA NACIONAL, OAX (Mexico)||SSN|
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