Mag. 4.4 earthquake - 40 km east of Juchitán de Zaragoza, Oaxaca, Mexico, on 2020-05-15 03:18:32 (Hora de México) -
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Light magnitude 4.4 earthquake at 7 km depth
15 May 13:07 UTC: First to report: SSN after 4 hours.
Local time at epicenter: 2020-05-15 03:18:32 (Hora de México)
Depth: 7.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 16.56°N / 94.67°W (Santiago Niltepec, Oaxaca, Mexico)
Nearest volcano: El Chichón (177 km / 110 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
3 km (2 mi) NNE of El Mixe (pop: 14) --> See nearby quakes!
5 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!
20 km (12 mi) ENE of Union Hidalgo (Unión Hidalgo) (pop: 13,700) --> See nearby quakes!
22 km (14 mi) NNW of Las Amilpas (pop: 8,800) --> See nearby quakes!
40 km (25 mi) ENE of Juchitan de Zaragoza (pop: 74,800) --> See nearby quakes!
46 km (29 mi) E of Ixtepec (pop: 25,400) --> See nearby quakes!
53 km (33 mi) SE of Matias Romero (Matías Romero Avendaño) (pop: 18,900) --> See nearby quakes!
226 km (140 mi) ESE of Oaxaca City (pop: 255,000) --> See nearby quakes!
569 km (354 mi) ESE of Mexiko (Mexico City) (pop: 12,294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: SSN (Servicio Sismológico Nacional)
Estimated released energy: 2.5 x 1011 joules (69.8 megawatt hours, equivalent to 60 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.4||7 km||19 km al NORESTE de UNION HIDALGO, OAX (Mexico)||SSN|
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