Mag. 4.1 earthquake - 80 km south of Minatitlán, Veracruz, Mexico, on 2020-05-17 05:05:30 -
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Light magnitude 4.1 earthquake at 125 km depth
17 May 11:14 UTC: First to report: INETER after 9 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: 2020-05-17 05:05:30
Depth: 125.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 17.278°N / 94.561°W (Uxpanapa, Veracruz, Mexico)
Nearest volcano: San Martin Pajapan (115 km / 71 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
1 km (1 mi) WNW of Poblado Cinco (pop: 1,330) --> See nearby quakes!
10 km (6 mi) ENE of Jorge L. Tamayo (Poblado Dos) (pop: 578) --> See nearby quakes!
12 km (7 mi) W of Poblado 10 (pop: 3,320) --> See nearby quakes!
12 km (8 mi) SSW of General Emiliano Zapata (El Pescadito) (pop: 361) --> See nearby quakes!
18 km (11 mi) E of Cuauhtémoc de Tierra Blanca (Amatal) (pop: 235) --> See nearby quakes!
18 km (11 mi) SE of Arroyo el Sauce (Jesús Carranza) (pop: 233) --> See nearby quakes!
21 km (13 mi) SSE of Javier Rojo Gomez (pop: 324) --> See nearby quakes!
29 km (18 mi) W of Helio Garcia Alfaro (pop: 1,630) --> See nearby quakes!
353 km (219 mi) SE of Xalapa (pop: 424,800) --> See nearby quakes!
538 km (334 mi) ESE of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: INETER
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||125 km||141 Km al noreste de Salina Cruz, México (Mexico)||INETER|
|M 4.4||131 km||Oaxaca, Mexico||EMSC|
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