Mag. 4.1 earthquake - 39 km east of Juchitán de Zaragoza, Oaxaca, Mexico, on Tuesday, 12 May 2020 at 14:29 (GMT) -
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Light magnitude 4.1 earthquake at 84 km depth
12 May 14:47 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 18 minutes.
Depth: 84.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 16.55°N / 94.67°W (Santiago Niltepec, Oaxaca, Mexico)
Nearest volcano: El Chichón (178 km / 111 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
2 km (1 mi) NNE of El Mixe (pop: 14) --> See nearby quakes!
6 km (3 mi) SSE of La Blanca (pop: 1,220) --> See nearby quakes!
16 km (10 mi) E of La Venta (pop: 2,160) --> See nearby quakes!
19 km (12 mi) ENE of Union Hidalgo (Unión Hidalgo) (pop: 13,700) --> See nearby quakes!
20 km (12 mi) SSE of San Miguel Chimalapa (pop: 1,440) --> See nearby quakes!
21 km (13 mi) NNW of Las Amilpas (pop: 8,800) --> See nearby quakes!
30 km (18 mi) E of La Ventosa (pop: 4,880) --> See nearby quakes!
30 km (18 mi) NW of San Francisco Ixhuatan (pop: 5,410) --> See nearby quakes!
226 km (140 mi) ESE of Oaxaca City (pop: 255,000) --> See nearby quakes!
570 km (354 mi) ESE 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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