Mag. 4.1 earthquake - 50 km northeast of Juchitán de Zaragoza, Oaxaca, Mexico, on Monday, 18 May 2020 at 12:36 (GMT) -
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Light magnitude 4.1 earthquake at 5 km depth
18 May 12:57 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 20 minutes.
Depth: 5.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 16.68°N / 94.63°W (Cacaotal, Oaxaca, Mexico)
Nearest volcano: El Chichón (167 km / 104 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
3 km (2 mi) NNE of La Compuerta (pop: 28) --> See nearby quakes!
13 km (8 mi) ESE of San Miguel Chimalapa (pop: 1,440) --> See nearby quakes!
14 km (9 mi) N of El Carnero (pop: 72) --> See nearby quakes!
23 km (15 mi) ENE of La Venta (pop: 2,160) --> See nearby quakes!
25 km (16 mi) ESE of Lazaro Cardenas (pop: 1,380) --> See nearby quakes!
26 km (16 mi) SSE of Santa Maria Chimalapa (pop: 2,540) --> See nearby quakes!
31 km (20 mi) NE of Union Hidalgo (Unión Hidalgo) (pop: 13,700) --> See nearby quakes!
50 km (31 mi) NE of Juchitan de Zaragoza (pop: 74,800) --> See nearby quakes!
227 km (141 mi) E of Oaxaca City (pop: 255,000) --> See nearby quakes!
565 km (351 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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